Petition to Vermont Elected Officials:
Cut carbon pollution. Save money!

Energy Independent Vermont proposes that Governor Phil Scott and the General Assembly cut taxes in areas such as income, employment or sales; invest in energy-saving innovations; and put a price on carbon pollution paid for by the fossil fuel companies.

Add your name to the petition calling for bold climate action, now!

It's time for Vermont to take bold action for our environment and economy.

To Vermont elected officials

Dependence on imported fossil fuels drains money out of Vermont and keeps us from doing our part to tackle global warming. By lowering taxes on things like income, employment and sales, and putting a gradually rising tax on carbon pollution, Vermont can transition off fossil fuels and toward clean energy.

Please:

> Invest in Clean Energy & Efficiency Innovations
An Energy Independence Fund will incentivize energy efficiency projects, fuel efficient vehicles, and renewable energy to save Vermonters money.

>Create Jobs
Keeping more of our energy dollars in Vermont will spur job creation, encourage business growth and raise incomes.

>Cut and Reform Taxes
Vermont should cut taxes on things Vermonters want more of -- like income, employment and sales. And we should tax what we don't want: global warming pollution.

>Protect Low- and Middle-Income Vermonters
Ensure all Vermonters can be part of the transition away from fossil fuels by funding low-income weatherization and rebates.

Sincerely,
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