In today’s Climate Dispatch, we speak with Representative Gabrielle Stebbins, a new legislator with deep knowledge of energy issues from her work with Renewable Energy Vermont and the Energy Futures Group. Hear from Rep. Stebbins about House Transportation Committee’s hard work to craft the annual “Transportation Bill (or T-Bill) in a way that ensures climate friendly investments.
Plus, Joey and Lauren discuss the implications of the passage of the American Rescue Plan, including the potential for millions of dollars coming into Vermont that can be used invest in strategies that help municipalities, businesses and Vermonters more resilient. Start thinking about climate friendly projects that you feel are worthy of investment, and email Johanna Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas. Plus, stay tuned for opportunities to share your ideas with decision makers.