350Vermont organizes, educates, and supports people in Vermont to work together for climate justice – resisting fossil fuels, building momentum for alternatives, and transforming our communities toward justice and resilience.
2019 was a huge year in the Vermont climate justice movement. As part of global efforts 350Vermont, 1)Organized Next Steps, A five day climate solutions walk, 2)Worked with legislators to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure in Vermont, 3) Achieved a total of 55 climate solution resolutions having been passed on town meeting day in March, 4) Organized hundreds of opportunities to join the climate movement with our MotherUp! program, 5) Trained hundreds of activists across the state in non-violent direct action and climate organizing, and 6) Collaborated with thousands across the state for the September Climate Strikes, bringing more people out to the streets for climate action than ever before.
We achieved an amazing surge in climate action this year, but in 2020 the climate stakes are incredibly high. Can you make a donation today to support the work of 350Vermont in 2020? Your donation will go towards, 1) Critical support for climate action leaders. 2) Building an unstoppable Vermont climate movement, linked directly to national and international campaigns, 3) Organizing direct actions to resist fossil fuel expansion in Vermont, and 4) Supporting grassroots climate action through trainings, organizing, and material support.
On August 17th, a team of New Englanders removed 500 pounds of coal from the Merrimack Generating Station in Bow, NH as part of the launch of the #BucketByBucket No Coal No Gas Campaign. Summer fellow Leif Taranta reflects on the experience and how collective direct action is the best form of hope.