Tim Cronin

Feb. 12th Roundup: BU professor ends hunger strike

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] **SPECIAL** COMMUNICATING CLIMATE This week Climate XChange's Maria Virginia Olano released ‘Communicating the Climate Crisis.’ A multimedia project that's been a year in the making, it combines her unique comms insight with practical tools on how to...

Feb. 4th Roundup: Poll finds majority back state climate action

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Massachusetts Senate passes economy-wide carbon pricing, net-zero emissions target: In a marathon late-night session, the Massachusetts State Senate passed legislation creating economy-wide carbon pricing, and requiring the state to reach...

Massachusetts Senate passes economy-wide carbon pricing, net zero emissions target

In a marathon late-night session, the Massachusetts State Senate passed legislation creating economy-wide carbon pricing, and requiring the state to reach net zero emissions by 2050. In doing so, the Senate doubled down on its commitment to the market-based policy...

Jan. 30th Roundup: Senators file 150+ amendments to climate change package

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - “Carbon pricing is a cornerstone of Senate climate package” (Katie Lannan, SHNS via the MetroWest Daily News): “The Massachusetts Senate plans to take up a far-reaching package of climate bills whose major...

Jan. 23rd Roundup: Senator Barrett’s Thoughts on Senate Bills

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - ROUNDUP EXCLUSIVE: Senator Barrett discusses Senate Climate bill: In an exclusive interview with the Climate XChange Roundup, Senate Energy Chair and bill sponsor Michael Barrett discusses the Senate's new ‘comprehensive climate package’ and...

Mass. Senate’s Climate Bills: Overview, Summary, & Context

Today (1/23) the Massachusetts State Senate released its much-anticipated comprehensive package to address climate change. Split into three bills, the package includes a price on carbon pollution, a state-wide net zero emissions mandate by 2050, and new requirements for solar...

Governor Baker’s Net Zero Pledge in Context

At his annual State of the Commonwealth address on Tuesday (1/21), Governor Baker pledged Massachusetts to a new goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making the Bay State the third in the country to make such a commitment,...

Jan. 17th Roundup: Carbon hearing hype proves right

BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Historic show of support for carbon pollution pricing at the MA State House: Over 200 citizens, business leaders, and elected officials from across the state packed a Beacon Hill hearing room on Tuesday in Massachusetts to show...

Historic show of support for carbon pollution pricing at the MA State House

Over 225 citizens, business leaders, and elected officials from across the state packed a Beacon Hill hearing room on Tuesday in Massachusetts to show their support for legislation to put a price on carbon pollution. The hearing was held by...