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About vtclimate

Our names are Lily Gutterman, Shea Riester, Monique Gallant, Anna Kruseman, and Emma John. We are participating in Climate Summer, biking throughout Vermont to build an environmental movement. Follow our posts and help us end American dependency on deadly energy! Also, check out our website: www.climatesummer.net.

What is Life on Earth Worth to You? Part 1

Written by Shea Riester, Video Coordinator, Team Vermont The canary in the coal mine is long dead.  It’s time to wake up.  The climate change future scientists have long predicted is now.  UN climate scientist Christopher Field testified before congress … Continue reading

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The Church and the Climate Movement

By Lily Gutterman, New Media Coordinator, Team Vermont On Sunday morning, I went to my last church service of the summer… admittedly, probably my last ever. Before Climate Summer, I had never been to church. I was raised Jewish, and … Continue reading

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The Sun is Rising in VT

by Shea Riester, Video Coordinator, Team Vermont The solar wave is building fast in Vermont.  It’s not a “major” power source yet, but the excitement is in the air everywhere you go.  Solar is no longer just for environmentalists, or the … Continue reading

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Recycling Inspiration in Burlington

by Lily Gutterman, New Media Coordinator, Team Vermont In Burlington, recycling is taken to a whole new level. ReSOURCE Vermont, a non-profit commonly known by its old name Recycle North, is a community enterprise dedicated to meeting community and individual … Continue reading

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City Living // Solidarity in Burlington

written by Lily Gutterman, Team Vermont, New Media Coordinator We left Vergennes on Sunday June 22, saying goodbye to the folks at the Congregational Church who had so graciously hosted us last-minute. Pastor Gary rang the church bell for us … Continue reading

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The Compost Man – Corinth, VT

During our stay in Bradford we were able to visit the local compost master, Bob Sandburg.  He helps keep waste out of Vermont landfills and provides farmers and gardeners with fertile soil made from their own local organic waste.  He … Continue reading

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Seizing the Day in Richmond, VT

By: Anna Kruseman Monday July, 16 was a road day, a travel day or more accurately half a travel day. Our trip that day was from Waterbury to Richmond, which is a stretch of about 14 miles. It was a … Continue reading

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Willowell

by Lily Gutterman, Team Vermont It was a 10 mile ride so beautiful that I couldn’t be bitter about the hills, or the heat already making us sweat before 9AM. From Vergennes to Monkton, we climbed hill after hill, landscapes … Continue reading

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Food Works in Action!

By: Monique Gallant, Team Vermont A 10 minute meeting with Martin Kemple, the Executive Director of Food Works at Two Rivers Center in Montpelier, has been one of the most inspirational parts of the summer thus far for Team Vermont. … Continue reading

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Planting seeds in Montpelier

by Anna Kruseman, Team Vermont The fan is buzzing to my left and I am wearing my loosest skirt and shirt to combat the heat. I am writing this blogpost while sitting in a rocking chair up in the cool … Continue reading

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