Carbon Coalitoin: NH Citizens for a Sensible Energy Policy

Endorsers of the Resolution:

American Snowmobilers Association

Carroll County Independent

Chuck Roast Mountainwear

Cranmore Mountain Resort

DAcres Organic Farm and Educational Homestead

Exeter News-Letter

Goffstown Residents Association

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

Keene Sentinel

Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

Littleton Courier

Loon Mountain Ski Resort

Monadnock Ledger

Mt. Washington Auto Road

Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council

National Wildlife Federation

New England Wood Pellet, LLC

NH Association of Regional Planning Commissions

NH Council of Churches

NH Medical Society

NH Planners Association

NH Public Health Association

North Country Council

Northeast Organic Farmers Association of NH

Northland Forest Products

Pax World Funds

Portsmouth Herald

Rockingham News

Souhegan Valley Land Trust

Stonyfield Farm

Valley News


History of the New Hampshire Climate Change Resolution
from Town Meetings, 2007

Proclamation issued by the NH Governor and Executive Council

With the help of over 300 volunteers throughout the state, as of May 15, 2007, 164 towns passed the NH Climate Change Resolution. Go here to see the list of towns.

Staying true to the spirit of participatory democracy, from the skeptics to the advocates, NH residents had the chance to voice their opinion. The overwhelming majority made it clear—Granite Staters wanted to see action on global warming.

Press clippings about the resolution:

New Hampshire Climate Change Resolution

To see if the town will go on record in support of effective actions by the President and Congress to address the issue of climate change which is increasingly harmful to the environment and economy of New Hampshire and to the future well being of the people of                                          .

These actions include:

1) Establishment of a national program requiring reductions of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions while protecting the U.S. economy.

2) Creation of a major national research initiative to foster rapid development of sustainable energy technologies thereby stimulating new jobs and investment.

In addition, the town of                                    
encourages New Hampshire citizens to work for emission reductions within their communities, and we ask our Selectmen to consider the appointment of a voluntary energy committee to recommend local steps to save energy and reduce emissions.

The record of the vote on this article shall be transmitted to the New Hampshire Congressional Delegation, to the President of the United States, and to declared candidates for those offices.