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Subject: Upper Valley Climate Action

Statement of Purpose

This email list is a discussion forum for topics related to climate action work in the Upper Valley. The intent of this list is to provide a creative and dynamic environment for Upper Valley residents and community groups to share their successes, discuss challenges, collaborate on initiatives, programs and projects and keep everyone informed of upcoming events and opportunities that will further the important work of responding to climate change in the Upper Valley. It is also a resource for individuals and groups to learn about and promote existing work to address climate change and work together.

Posting Guidelines

Summary – Keep it Local, Keep it Civil, Limit Commercial Postings to Once a Month.

No anonymous posts – If your first and last name are not obvious from your email address, please sign your post. If you are affiliated with an organization or committee (ex: Sierra Club or a Town Energy Committee) please also list your affiliation.

The intent is to provide a forum for residents to learn about climate actions in the Upper Valley and to facilitate communication among community organizers so they can work together, share best practices and brainstorm ways to overcome challenges. Any Upper Valley resident is welcome to subscribe to the list and post about climate actions relevant to the Upper Valley.

General Rules

This discussion list operates on the assumption that list postings will be civil and respectful to other list members. No abusive or threatening postings will be allowed. Anyone engaging in what the administration of Vital Communities considers to be abusive language or threats directed towards another list member may have posting privileges revoked. It is inappropriate to post the content of any private correspondence to or from a list member without the express permission of all correspondents involved.

The digest is delivered TWICE A WEEK at 8AM on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS, so please time your posts accordingly. Ex: If the event is happening Wednesday, submit to the list by Monday night to ensure it's included in the Tuesday digest.

In order to keep this discussion list useful and dynamic, there should be no verbatim forwarding of content that has already appeared elsewhere. If an article has appeared on the web that would be appropriate to reference in the context of a discussion, simply summarize your point and link to the source. Copyrighted content should not be posted.

The administration of Vital Communities reserves the right to warn, suspend, or permanently exclude any list subscriber for any abuse or infringement of these list rules and guidelines. To contact Vital Communities with comments or to bring specific issues to their attention, write to

List Administration

Legal Disclaimer

Vital Communities assumes no legal or editorial responsibility for any content distributed through its community discussion lists. Content is generated by individual subscribers, who each bear responsibility for their individual postings. Content posted to the discussion lists is automatically distributed to the subscribers and Vital Communities is unable to retract or modify any such content. Volunteer individual discussion list administrators in each town are responsible for post-facto monitoring of the content of a town discussion list and may, in their own discretion, issue private warnings to individual subscribers or public guidelines to the entire discussion list if, in their sole judgment, any of the Posting Guidelines or General Rules are repeatedly violated.

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