This fall, the State of Vermont is developing the plan for how we address the climate crisis and what our energy future will look like. This may be our best opportunity to take meaningful action. Will our plan be effective enough to help avert runaway climate change? Who will this future benefit? Who might be left behind? The state needs to hear from us! Join 350VT and the VT Renews Coalition to learn more and join the call for a future that works for all Vermonters and the planet. (Co-sponsored by Rights and Democracy and Sierra Club.)
Join us on zoom on Tuesday, Sept 28th at 4:10pm to deliver the over 1400 Just Transition Postcards for a People’s Climate Action Plan to the Vermont Climate Council.
Posting on social media is a great way to mobilize your friends and family, and even get the attention of some legislators. If you’re trying to reach a legislator, make sure to tag their campaign Twitter account or one of the Twitter accounts listed below. Many Vermont legislators don’t have campaign Twitter accounts, but you can tag the accounts suggested below to reach them. You can also tweet to spread the word about a Just Transition in Vermont. Explain why you think these asks are so important and point people towards this campaign page,the petition, or the Vermont Climate Council Public Input Form. If you’re posting on Instagram, you can use these images. Don’t forget to use the Just Transition Vermont hashtags!
Sample Social Media Blurbs
An energy transition is inevitable, but justice is not. We have to call on our Vermont legislators and the Vermont Climate Council to assess climate solutions using the Just Transition matrix and fund the #JustClimateActionPlan for the equitable future of Vermont.
“Renewable” natural gas is NOT a solution and needs to be taken off of the table. It’s not equitable or scalable and therefore not a viable alternative. Reach out to the Vermont Climate Council and let them know we need a real #FossilFreeFuture.
A #JustTransition from fossil fuels in Vermont includes providing access, resources, and incentives to farmers who want to practice regenerative agriculture AND prioritizing BIPOC farmers. Let’s call on the Vermont Climate Council to make this a reality.
We need to make sure that as we transition away from fossil fuels we prioritize marginalized communities and those most vulnerable. Let the Vermont Climate Council know we need a #JustTransition to a #FossilFreeFuture.
Justice and equity need to be prioritized in our transition away from an extractive economy. Join the #JustTransitionVermont campaign today and make sure your voice is heard: 350vt.org/just-transition-campaign.
Twitter Accounts to tag