On July 26th, the Vermont Community Foundation’s Insight Hub hosted a webinar that examined the future of farming in Vermont, including strategies to build new markets and reduce reliance on conventional dairy. Here are some highlights from the conversation and tips for charitable individuals who want to help support a strong and resilient agricultural sector.
"It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere have occurred." Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Sixth Assessment Report, August 9, 2021
This week's new report from the IPCC made it clear that it's time to act on climate change to stave off the worst impacts for current and future generations. As we approach the ten-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, here are four actions philanthropy can take today to address climate change in the Green Mountain State.