What’s Next for Vermont’s Climate Change Economy?

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Area businesses and nonprofits are increasingly involved with climate change--both its challenges and opportunities. Their creative solutions are becoming a growing part of our state’s economy. The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) public forums hears from people already adapting and growing businesses that lower Vermont’s carbon impact and gathers ideas from the public on how to nurture this emerging field, include this Burlington venue.

The forums are the next step for public input to the Vermont Climate Change Economy Council. This group, formed following a statewide Summit in February, is developing a practical plan to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate green economic development in Vermont. The panelists include local business leaders and elected officials.

The Summit focused on economic development in a time of climate change, including transportation, education, investment strategies, downtown redevelopment, tourism, and efficiency. The report, which provides excellent background material for the forum, is online at vtrural.org/programs/summits/2015-climate-economy-report

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  • Production Date: 10/29/2015
  • Catalog Number: 10574
  • Archive Number: 10574
  • Series: none
  • Length: *1:50:09
  • Town: Vermont
  • Geography: Vermont
  • Event Type: General
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1 Wednesday November 4, 2015 at 3:00 PM
2 Saturday November 7, 2015 at 10:30 PM
3 Sunday November 8, 2015 at 3:30 AM
4 Sunday November 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM
5 Friday November 13, 2015 at 10:50 PM
6 Saturday November 14, 2015 at 3:50 AM
7 Saturday November 14, 2015 at 9:50 AM
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9 Sunday November 29, 2015 at 3:30 AM
10 Sunday November 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM

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