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May 28th Roundup: New Statewide Gas Leaks Map

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - 18 state groups ask House leadership to advance Meschino Roadmap bill: A coalition of eighteen climate and environmental organizations, including 350 Massachusetts, ELM, the Trustees of Reservations, and the Climate Action...

Biden vs. Trump: Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Climate Issues

Acting to prevent the worst-case scenarios from the climate crisis has emerged as a core issue for voters in the United States, with studies citing support for climate policies as a key issue among Trump swing voters (i.e. people that...

Quinault Nation Looks to Carbon Pricing to Preserve Cultural Ties and Adapt to Climate Impacts

Like many Indigenous people around the world, the people of the Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) have always been intrinsically connected to the natural environment. Stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Olympic Mountains, the reservation depends upon natural resources as...

May 21st Roundup: Climate Bills Face June 4th Deadline

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Lawmakers face June climate bill deadline: Legislators on the Joint Energy Committee (aka. TUE) are facing a deadline of June 4th, 2020 to report on climate legislation for this session. A number of...

“The most important thing an individual can do, is be a little less of an individual”

A Conversation with Bill McKibben If you care about the climate crisis, or generally have been paying attention to the climate movement over the span of the past few decades, it is likely that you are more than familiar with Bill...

“Lo más importante que puede hacer un individuo es ser menos individualista”

Una conversación con Bill McKibben A medida que descubrimos más y más paralelos entre el COVID-19 y la crisis climática, tenemos una necesidad crítica de entender los sistemas que han perpetuado inequidades sociales y económicas que han exacerbado el sufrimiento causado...

Webinar Recap: The Role of Agriculture and Carbon Capture as Natural Climate Solutions

As we get closer to 2030, the year that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has given us to reduce our emissions by 50% before we face catastrophic climate effects, it becomes more essential to find creative solutions to reduce...

May 14th Roundup: Consumer Confidence in Solar Up

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - AG Healey draws focus on intersecting impacts of COVID-19, environment, & race: This week, Attorney General Maura Healey released a report on the environmental factors that compound the COVID-19 pandemic’s impacts in...

MA Attorney General Highlights Link Between Environmental Justice and COVID-19

Communities of color are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It’s something we’ve known for a while now, and something we should have predicted, but a report released on Tuesday by the Office of Massachusetts...