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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September 28, 2020 3:55 PM EDT
September 21, 2020 1:03 PM EDT
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.
July 28, 2020 4:45 PM EDT
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 >
July 20, 2020 5:30 PM EDT
Offshore wind is at a key juncture right now. And your voice can help take it to the next level.
May 26, 2020 10:20 AM EDT
If you need some good news at a time when there’s plenty of the less-good sort, try this: Renewable energy is crossing some really important milestones in its contribution to the US power sector. The latest involve its generation relative to coal’s: A year-to-date performance for renewables that is dramatically above any previous year’s, and a streak going on right now that hints at where our electricity supply needs to head, with renewables overtaking fossil fuels day by day. Here’s why we’re hitting those milestones. Plus some important next steps—for keeping the transition going, and making sure everybody has an opportunity to be part of the change. Read more >