2020 Climate Change Bills

New climate change bills are part of a comprehensive package of bills addressing climate change for Vermonters.  

The table below is from the statehouse website list of climate change-related bills. (the bills introduced as of Jan 31, 2020)

To track any bill, click the bill number to link to the statehouse ‘bill status’ webpage. The bill status details will change as the bill advances through committee actions. Once on the ‘bill status’ page, to read the text of a bill as introduced, click inside the box on the blue link: ‘As Introduced’.


BILL
TITLE
H.91An act relating to a cap and trade program for greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation, heating, and other energy use
H.462An act relating to addressing climate change
H.463An act relating to a carbon charge that is refunded on electric bills
H.477An act relating to a carbon charge, public transportation, tax credits, weatherization, and incentives
H.688An act relating to addressing climate change
H.868An act relating to a regenerative economy
H.905An act relating to the Vermont State Auditor and potential legislation and rules concerning climate change
H.916An act relating to creating a Vermont Green New Deal Fund
J.R.H.4Joint resolution expressing support for the Vermont students who led a protest to demand that public officials act now to halt and reverse climate change
S.75An act relating to a cap and trade program for greenhouse gas emissions caused by transportation, heating, and other energy use
S.171An act relating to addressing climate change, increasing weatherization, and rating the energy performance of buildings
S.173An act relating to the mitigation of climate change
S.185An act relating to the adoption of a climate change response plan
S.311An act relating to creating a Vermont Green New Deal Fund

State of Vermont government website – climate change goals