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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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New Report Documents Environmental Benefits of Wind Power to Massachusetts

Hyannis – As Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath prompt a call for action to tackle global warming and the rise in extreme weather, Environment Massachusetts released a new report today showing that the commonwealth’s projected power generation from wind energy displaces as much global warming pollution as taking 14,000 cars off the road per year. The Environment Massachusetts report also shows that current wind power already saves 6 million gallons of water per year in the commonwealth.  

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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Wind Power for a Cleaner America

Coal- and natural gas-fired power plants pollute our air, are major contributors to global warming, and consume vast amounts of water—harming our rivers and lakes and leaving less water for other uses. Wind energy has none of these problems. It produces no air pollution, makes no contribution to global warming, and uses no water.

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A Wake Up Call

Hurricane Sandy is another wake-up call. This time, let's heed Nature’s not-so-subtle reminder of what a warming planet has in store for us. It's time to take action to reduce carbon pollution, slow global warming, slow the rise of our oceans, and leave our children a safer planet.

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New Online Factsheet Details Recent Extreme Weather in Massachusetts

Amherst, MA—After a summer in which much of Massachusetts was hit by extreme weather, Environment Massachusetts today released a new online factsheet that shows the extent of recent extreme temperatures, wildfires and heavy downpours in Massachusetts. Scientists have linked some of the increased extreme weather in recent years to global warming, and have warned that we can expect even more extreme weather in the future unless we cut emissions of the carbon pollution fueling global warming.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts Advocate Ben Wright’s statement on the Markey-Welch renewable energy amendment

On the brink of yet another Republican-led assualt on our health, Congressman Markey introduces renewable energy amendment.

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