News Release | Environment Massachusetts and Sierra Club

More than 150 local officials call for 100% renewable energy for Massachusetts

City and town officials delivered a letter to legislative leaders today in support of a statewide commitment to 100% renewable energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

With deadline extended, civic leaders renew push for 100% renewable energy

The Legislature’s energy committee extended the deadline to make a decision on a bill that would power Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

As the end of the 2019-2020 session approaches, the Legislature's energy committee is giving serious consideration to a bill that would power Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts praises Markey’s leadership on the environment

Climate change was among the issues discussed by Senator Ed Markey and his opponent, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, at a debate on Monday.

How Massachusetts can move toward zero-carbon transportation

By | Ben Hellerstein
State Director

We can transition to a clean, efficient, low-carbon transportation system. What would that look like in Massachusetts?

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Boston City Council supports 100% renewable energy for Massachusetts

The Boston City Council passed a resolution today endorsing a statewide commitment to 100% renewable sources of energy for electricity, heating, and transportation.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Health professionals deliver letter for 100% renewable energy

Doctors and medical students gathered at the State House today to meet with the offices of House leadership and their staff, and deliver a letter in support of the 100% Renewable Energy Act filed by Representative Marjorie Decker and Representative Sean Garballey.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. Senate approves efficiency standards for appliances

Household and commercial appliances would use less energy and water, saving money for consumers and reducing impacts on the environment, under a bill passed today by the Massachusetts Senate.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Baker's climate goal not much of a step forward

In his State of the Commonwealth address Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker announced a goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Ben Hellerstein, State Director for Environment Massachusetts, said, "While Governor Baker is touting his climate goal as a big step forward, it may represent little to no progress over the state's existing commitments."

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Labor leaders, business executives, and student activists discuss transition to 100% renewable energy

Among growing calls for a transition away from fossil fuels, a diverse group of stakeholders gathered at the State House yesterday to discuss how to power Massachusetts with 100% clean, renewable sources of energy.

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