News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. officially rejoins the international Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON -- The United States officially rejoined the international Paris Agreement on Friday. The act brings America back into a key accord aimed at reducing planet-warming emissions. 

Environment America had called on Biden to prioritize rejoining the Paris Agreement on his first day in office in the "First Things to Fix" report. The report presented 20 actions for the Biden administration to undertake in early days of office to undo the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental laws and protections.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts joins affiliates in 12 states to redouble “100% Renewable” campaign

Environment Massachusetts and its national federation, Environment America, launched its 2021 campaigns for 100 percent renewable energy in 13 states Monday. The announcement comes as the Biden Administration, which campaigned on achieving carbon pollution-free power nationwide by 2035, continues to push for a federal 100 percent clean electricity target. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Statement: Gov. Baker's climate message a mixed bag

Governor Charlie Baker returned a climate bill to the Legislature with proposed amendments today.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: BOEM decision to resume Vineyard Wind permitting process “a crucial step” towards tapping offshore wind potential

The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), which is the agency in charge of leasing and permitting for offshore wind, announced Wednesday its intention to resume the permitting process for Massachusetts-based project Vineyard Wind.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Statement: Sen. Markey introduces Arctic National Wildlife Refuge protection bill

Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Reps. Jared Huffman of California and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania introduced bipartsian legislation Thursday to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.