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Issues Plague Industry Study on I-1631

This article was originally published by Carbon Washington A newly released study exploring the impacts of initiative 1631 by the NERA economic consulting group, funded by the No on 1631 coalition, should not be used by lawmakers or voters when evaluating Initiative...

11 SMART questions answered: the facts on Massachusetts’ new solar program

Released last Wednesday (September 26), the much-awaited regulations for the SMART program, will impact solar development in Massachusetts for the coming years. The new program is complicated, so to make it easier to understand we answered eleven of the most...

Boston Development is Missing Out On Climate Innovation

Today was energy efficiency day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Communities across the state are setting ambitious goals to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. However setting goals is easy, meeting them is the challenge. When it comes to achieving their energy...

Here’s What Happened at the Global Climate Action Summit

California governor Jerry Brown opened the Global Climate Action Summit this week, days after committing his state to new ambitious steps to fight climate change. The summit commenced with a speech from Brown, who was joined by leaders representing cities, global corporations,...

We Need Bold Climate Action. Join Us in Taking it.

Last month, Nathaniel Rich made national headlines with his New York Times Magazine exposé entitled Losing Earth: The decade we almost solved climate change. The story takes you through the political decisions and unheard calls of early scientists who were some...

5 End-of-Session Climate Takeaways for Business Leaders

BY TIM CRONIN, AUGUST 2nd 2018 In Massachusetts the two-year legislative session is over, withthe passage of two new laws addressing climate action and clean energy. As we reflect on what these laws do (and don’t do), here are our top five...

Saved by the sea: How oceans are helping countries cope with climate change

BY JACKIE RYAN, JULY 19th 2018 Earlier this year, Cape Town made international headlines. Reports had been surfacing that the coastal city, which serves as South Africa’s legislative capital, was running out of water. Theewaterskloof, once Cape Town’s largest freshwater resource,...

Coastal flooding a driving force in U.S. housing market

BY: JACKIE RYAN, JULY 12th 2018 The ocean has always been a valuable resource, providing us not only with means of transportation and food, but also with beaches and recreation. It may come as no surprise that about 40% of the...

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How will the ‘Grand Bargain’ impact your small business?

by TIM CRONIN, July 3rd 2018 Quick Facts A new state law establishes a permanent sales-tax holiday, raises the minimum wage to $15/hour, and mandates paid-leave. Most provisions don’t go into effect until 2023. The compromise law was passed after last-ditch...

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