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Millennial leaders gather to plan for 100% renewable future

Dozens of the state’s top leaders from the millennial generation came together today to discuss how to transition Massachusetts to a 100 percent renewable energy supply for electricity, heating, and transportation.

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.

State lawmakers on Beacon Hill went small on clean energy, but Environment Massachusetts is thinking big. On July 31, the Massachusetts Legislature gave final approval for a clean energy bill that was well short of a home run. The same day...

Boston is a city of champions, and now it’s time for the city to champion renewable energy. Environment America Research & Policy Center teamed up with local businesses, including sporting goods stores and sports bars, to draft a letter urging the Red Sox...

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New guide: How to take charge of energy use on Energy Efficiency Day

Environment Massachusetts and MASSPIRG released a new guide today to help Bay Staters conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses.

Boston University is moving to fulfill its commitment to 100 percent renewable energy. On Sept. 18, the Boston University Board of Trustees announced that starting in 2020, the university will begin purchasing enough wind power to meet 100 percent of its electricity consumption...

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Boston University will meet 100% of electricity consumption with wind

Boston University will purchase wind energy to meet 100 percent of its electricity consumption, university leaders announced today.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Local businesses urge sports teams to go 100% renewable

It’s time for Boston’s sports teams to be champions of renewable energy, in addition to being champions on the field, according to local businesses.

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California’s renewable vow: 100% clean electricity by 2045

After a landmark vote by its state Assembly yesterday, California is poised to become the second state committed to generating 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources. Under Senate Bill 100, California will commit to a target of 100 percent clean electricity by 2045.  

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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