Ice cream and cars. Not what you would normally associate with curbing climate change. But this week the Vermont Public Interest Research Group teamed up with Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream to heighten people’s awareness and involvement in climate action for Energy Independence Week.
The Vermont Public Interest Research Group has released its assessment of legislative votes over the past biennium.
The scorecard released by the advocacy group looks at votes on ten issues, including health care reform, clean energy and a fracking moratorium. Vermont Public Interest Research Group Executive Director Paul Burns says it represents a range of their priority issues over the past two years.