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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,...

Missing Mass. Emissions Target Has Political Consequences

Data quietly released last week by the Baker administration uncovered a problem: emissions rose in the latest years data is available. When considering other energy trends, the data challenge the notion that Massachusetts will achieve its legally binding mandate to...

Trump’s Replacement Clean Power Plan Underscores Need for State Leadership

On Tuesday, the Trump administration revealed its replacement of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP). Dubbed the ‘Dirty Power Plan’ by opponents, it significantly sets back existing efforts and provides a financial boon to coal plants. This is the latest...

The Climate Bills That Weren’t [A Eulogy]

As tradition dictates, the Climate XChange editorial team has composed this eulogy to the late climate and clean energy bills of the Massachusetts’ 190th legislative session (born 2017—died 2018). So let us reflect upon the life and death of the...

The world ablaze: How wildfires are fueled by climate change

On July 29th, Captain Brian Hughes and his crew were engaged in tactical fire operations on the east side of the Ferguson fire in California, when he was struck by a tree. Hughes was treated on scene, but passed away...

[Massachusetts] End of Session Climate Policy Summary

With the Massachusetts’ two-year legislative session over, we summarize the climate action policies lawmakers decided to make into law. Massachusetts’ two-year legislative session is over and lawmakers have decided on the climate policies that they want to become law. With negotiations...

All signs point to the ballot – Now is the time for a carbon price in Washington

On Monday morning, organizers and volunteers for the “Yes on 1631” campaign prepared to board an electric bus and head to Olympia, Washington. The individuals representing labor, tribal, and environmental groups typically visit the State Capital to lobby on issues...

Carbon Pricing is coming to Washington D.C. — here’s what you need to know

Adapted from original campaign blogpost by Courtney Dyson with permission from Put a Price On It DC. On June 7th, Climate XChange will be discussing the state of the carbon pricing in DC with Campaign Director Camila Thorndike. You can register...

Carbon Pricing Conversation Continues in New Hampshire

This article was contributed by New Hampshire State Representative Marjorie Shepardson (D - Cheshire), who introduced HB 1230 this year. In 2017, Senator Martha Fuller-Clark (D - Portsmouth) filed SB 123, a bill that would establish “a commission to study a...

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