News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. leaders featured in project highlighting "Voices for 100% Renewable Energy"

Today, Environment Massachusetts highlighted eight Massachusetts leaders profiled in a national project as leading voices for clean energy. The initiative, Voices for 100% Renewable Energy, is an online album with photos, testimonials and videos featuring a wide array of individuals — from academics, to mayors and other public officials, to community leaders, to business and non-profit leaders — embracing a rapid transition to clean energy.

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After Paris decision, it’s time to power Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy, citizens and local leaders say

Responding to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, advocates and concerned citizens gathered at the State House today to call for repowering Massachusetts with 100 percent clean, renewable energy like solar and wind.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Experts say 100 percent renewable energy within reach for Massachusetts

Massachusetts and the nation can move quickly to supply 100 percent of our energy from clean, renewable resources like solar and wind, according to a panel of researchers and experts who spoke at Old South Church tonight to an audience of over 200 people.

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Governor signs energy bill, but major issues left unaddressed

Following months of debate, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill today that will bring offshore wind power to Massachusetts, but does not address other key energy issues.

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