News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Students advocate for 100% renewable commitment

Student activists gathered at the State House today in support of powering Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Clean energy businesses announce support for 100% renewable energy in Massachusetts

Businesses in the clean energy sector delivered a letter today supporting a commitment to power Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

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Mayors call for Massachusetts to go 100% renewable

Mayors from cities across Massachusetts announced the launch of a new coalition supporting a statewide transition to 100% clean and renewable sources of energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Business and environmental leaders say a rapid transition to renewable energy is feasible and necessary

Massachusetts can move quickly toward a future powered entirely by renewable energy, using technologies that are increasingly cost-competitive compared to fossil fuels, according to leaders from businesses and environmental organizations who spoke at a State House briefing today.

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Environment Massachusetts announces independent expenditure campaign to help re-elect environmental champion Sen. Ed Markey

To help re-elect U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, the citizen group Environment Massachusetts today announced it intends to put together a $5 million campaign dedicated to supporting him.

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Environmentalists stand with Markey

Following reports that Congressman Joe Kennedy will officially launch his campaign to challenge Senator Ed Markey this weekend, environmental organizations representing tens of thousands of Massachusetts residents reaffirmed their support for Markey.

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Environment Massachusetts and Environment America endorse U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for re-election

Environment Massachusetts and Environment America officially announced their support today for U.S. Sen. Ed Markey’s re-election campaign.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

New study shows a decade of progress positions Massachusetts to take clean energy to the next level

Since 2009, Massachusetts has seen a 170-fold growth in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, according to a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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Advocates and civic leaders ask energy committee to advance 100% renewable commitment

At a hearing before the Legislature’s energy committee today, environmental advocates and community leaders voiced their support for a statewide commitment to 100% renewable sources of energy.

Progress on energy efficiency legislation

By | Ben Hellerstein
State Director

It's often been said that the first step toward 100% renewable energy is to use energy more efficiently. That's why I'm thrilled that the Legislature's energy committee approved four bills to reduce wasted energy last week, among the first energy legislation to advance this year.