Point #1: Vermont's greenhouse gas emissions have risen by 16% since 1990. We know what the big hitter sources are in Vermont - about 2/3rds of our carbon pollution comes from the transportation and building sectors.
Point #2: ...
Contact these three legislators and tell them you want to see substantive action.
Wait a month (or less) and do it again for the next 5-6 months.
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Write your legislators to ask how they plan to guide the state to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals set out in Title 10 and insist that any such plan be aggressive and supported by evidence that it will get us to the reductions goals by 2028 and 2050
TITLE 10 § 578. GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION GOALS (a) General goal of greenhouse gas reduction. It is the goal of the state to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from within the geographical boundaries of the state and those emissions outside the boundaries of the state that are caused by the use of energy in Vermont in order to make an appropriate contribution to achieving the regional goals of reducing emissions of greenhouse gases from the 1990 baseline by: (1) 25 percent by January 1, 2012; (2) 50 percent by January 1, 2028; (3) if practicable using reasonable efforts, 75 percent by January 1, 2050.