A compromise climate bill approved by the Legislature won't win the race to 100% renewable energy — but it will get Massachusetts out of the starting blocks. Here's how we helped pass this bill.

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Statement: Legislature steps forward on climate; now it's time to sprint

Today, in the waning hours of the 2019-2020 legislative session, House and Senate leaders unveiled a compromise climate bill.

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Organizations voice support for energy reporting requirements for large buildings

Environment Massachusetts, MASSPIRG, and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council sent a letter today asking legislative leaders to include a requirement for the owners of large buildings to report their energy use in any climate bill passed this session.

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Mass. loses #1 ranking for energy efficiency

Massachusetts is no longer the most energy-efficient state in the country, according to a leading annual environmental scorecard.

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Environment Massachusetts asks legislators to adopt key policies for clean energy, energy efficiency

Environment Massachusetts sent a letter to legislative leaders today asking that any climate bill passed this session include key policies to reduce energy consumption and increase the percentage of electricity coming from renewable resources like solar and wind.

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Sen. Ed Markey’s win helps climate change effort

Today, Environment Massachusetts state director Ben Hellerstein issued a statement on the outcome of the Markey-Kennedy U.S. Senate primary race.

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Climate “roadmap” doesn’t take us where we need to go

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a climate bill today that, though amended from its original version, falls far short of transitioning Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy.

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House climate bill is like bringing a toy squirt gun to a five-alarm fire

The House Ways & Means Committee advanced a climate bill today that falls far short of transitioning Massachusetts to 100% renewable energy, a goal endorsed by a majority of House members.