John Rogers

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John Rogers is a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists with expertise in clean energy technologies and policies and a focus on solar, wind, and natural gas. He has appeared numerous times on radio and television, and has been cited in many local and national publications. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Princeton University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan. See John's full bio.

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Offshore Wind: Latest News on Turbines, State Action, and Markets from Coast to Coast

While other news is capturing plenty of the public’s attention these days, there are some headline-worthy happenings in the world of offshore wind, including the first turbines in US federal waters. If you could use a splash of good news (and non-other-stuff news) at a time like this, here are a few updates.

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New Hampshire, Climate, and Public Health: New Commission Seeks to Up the State’s Game

A new state commission in New Hampshire is driving the local conversation forward on emissions reductions, public health and climate change. UCS 2020 Schneider Sustainable Energy Fellow Myles Haigney offers his take on issues and opportunities for the Granite State. Read more >

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Climate, Clean Energy, and Environmental Justice in Massachusetts: The Legislature’s Next Move

The Massachusetts Senate and House have each passed important bills for advancing climate, clean energy, and environmental justice. Here’s how the final steps can land us in the right place for this year.

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Massachusetts, Act Now on Environmental Justice and Climate Action

The two-year Massachusetts legislative session is down to the wire, scheduled to end this Friday. Some key environmental justice and climate bills are in play, and now is the time to ramp up pressure and get them across the finish line. We can’t afford to wait till next year on either of these issues. If you live in Massachusetts, now’s a great time to let your legislators hear that you want action, and you want it now. Read more >

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US Offshore Wind Projects Face Make-or-Break Moment

Offshore wind is at a key juncture right now. And your voice can help take it to the next level.

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