Report | Environment Massachusetts

Massachusetts Energy and Environment Report Card

Now more than ever, states need to lead on environmental and energy issues. This assessment evaluates how the Baker administration is performing in managing the state's environmental and energy programs.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Baker administration gets "C" grade for environmental protection

As Earth Day approaches and environmental protection is in the crosshairs at the federal level, seven leading environmental organizations released a report card grading the second year of the Baker administration on its environmental policies and leadership. The administration received the mediocre grade of "C."

Report | Mass Power Forward

Road to 100% Renewables Campaign Handbook

Towns and cities can make a big difference in the transition to 100 percent renewable energy. This handbook provides tools for activists to win a commitment to 100 percent renewable energy in their community, and implement projects that reduce the use of fossil fuels and expand clean energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Activists launch campaigns for towns and cities to commit to 100 percent renewable energy

With federal clean energy programs under attack, local and statewide environmental groups gathered today to launch a campaign calling on cities and towns in Massachusetts to commit to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Renewable Energy 100: The Course to a Carbon-Free Campus

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. Colleges and universities across the country should aggressively deploy clean energy on campus, setting a goal of getting 100 percent of their energy from clean renewable sources.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Report: Colleges and Universities Can Lead America’s Shift to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

America’s colleges and universities are positioned to lead the transition to 100 percent renewable energy, according to a report released today by Environment Massachusetts  Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Advocates launch campaign for 100 percent renewable energy for Massachusetts

With federal climate and clean energy programs facing an uncertain future, advocates launched a campaign for 100 percent renewable energy for Massachusetts today.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. lawmakers and advocates set their sights on 100 percent renewable energy

State Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington), State Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), and State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) filed a bill today that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 percent of its energy from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts and student activists highlight attacks on solar power, urge officials to commit to 100% renewable energy

BOSTON, MA – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network of fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center. 

Report

Blocking the Sun

Solar power is clean, affordable and popular with the American people. The amount of solar energy installed in the U.S. has quadrupled in the last four years, and the U.S. has enough solar energy installed to power one in 20 American homes.

America’s solar progress is largely the result of bold, forward-thinking public policies that have created a strong solar industry while putting solar energy within the financial reach of millions more Americans.

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