CXC Policy Roundup

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...

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...

Jan. 9th Roundup: Crowd Expected at Carbon Pricing Hearing

BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Carbon pricing hearing finally scheduled, advocates prepare for packed statehouse: On Tuesday, a much-anticipated hearing date for a slew of carbon pricing bills was officially announced, with public testimony scheduled for January 14th at 1 pm in room...

Dec. 19th Roundup: TCI makes a big splash

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] - Programming Note: This is the last Roundup of the year! Our next edition will come out on Tuesday, January 7th, 2019. Enjoy the holidays, and have a happy new year! TALKING TCI - “TCI releases draft policy...

Dec. 11th Roundup: New Poll Shows Broad Support for TCI

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - “27 Young Climate Activists Arrested On Trespassing Charges At State House Protest” (Miriam Wasser, WBUR): “After a climate protest that drew at least 300 young people to the State House, 27...

Dec. 3rd Roundup: Sen. Barrett & Sec. Theoharides Talk Climate Action

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Nov. 27th Roundup: UN releases “Bleak” climate report

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here] Happy Thanksgiving! If your family is anything like mine, you’ll likely get into a few “discussions” with relatives who don’t share your perspective on politics. Well, if they turn to climate change, then Jonah from Climate...

Nov. 20th Roundup: Hope for 2019 bag ban floating away

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Senate, House Process Disagreement Endangers Bag Ban Bill in 2019: On Monday, the State Senate released a bill to ban single-use carry-out plastic bags in retail stores across Massachusetts. According...

Nov. 13th Roundup: Kennedy a no show at climate debate

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Senator blasts delay on climate change legislation, action in 2019 unlikely: On Tuesday Senator Marc Pacheco, Founding Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming & Climate Change, took to...