Last Friday, the Trump administration released the 2018 update to the National Climate Assessment. This year’s update focuses on the effects of a changing climate on human well-being, our society, and our environment.

Wrong Choice on Endangered Species

By | Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

We’re losing species at alarming rates and we’re not sufficiently protecting their habitats. Yet despit this, Trump administration has proposed new rules to weaken the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. law aimed at preventing extinction and helping species recover.

In the lifespan of the black coral, which can live for 500 years or more, two years is nothing. Yet, for the black coral that live 150 miles to the Southeast of Cape Cod, these last two years have been monumental--that is, they have marked the first years in which the black coral have enjoyed full protections from then-President Obama’s designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.

Clean energy progress — and more work to do

By | Ben Hellerstein
State Director

Yesterday, just hours before the end of the 2017–2018 session, the House and Senate approved legislation to increase renewable energy in Massachusetts.

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