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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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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Students advocate for 100% renewable commitment

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

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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.

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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.