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Boldness in the Massachusetts Energy Bill: The Who, What, and Why

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

Massachusetts is on the verge of legislative greatness in the energy and climate space. How far and how fast we go and grow in clean energy is now in the hands of six key legislators. Here’s who they are, what’s in play, and why it all really, really matters. Read more >

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NOAA #dataviz shows high temperatures setting in as a heat dome begins to bake the U.S., July 18 2016.

What Does “Clean Energy Access for All” Mean in the Context of a Dangerous Heat Wave?

, lead economist and climate policy manager

The Obama administration has set some exciting goals to help ensure that the benefits of transitioning to clean energy accrue to all. Read more >

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Thinking Big: Wind Industry Is Moving to Taller Turbines. Will the Transmission System Be Ready?

, energy analyst

The wind industry is shifting to taller, more efficient turbines. When looking to the future, we should be thinking even bigger. Read more >

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Renewable Energy to Surpass Coal and Nuclear by 2030: 7 Key Takeaways from EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2016

, director of energy research, Clean Energy

I’ll remember 2016 as the year the Energy Information Administration turned the corner to show a bright future for renewable energy. Read more >

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Peabody Energy Discloses Extensive Payments to Climate Denial Groups

, lead analyst, Center for Science and Democracy

Aside from the sheer amount of money Peabody devoted to climate denial, what shocks me most about the bankruptcy filings is how much we didn’t know without them. A startling lack of transparency surrounds corporate political activities, and these documents prove it. Read more >

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