News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Strong support for climate legislation bodes well for 2019-2020 session

Yesterday, Senator Marc Pacheco (Taunton) and Representative Ruth Balser (Newton) released a letter signed by more than 80 legislators supporting strong climate legislation in 2019.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

New report touts 12 ways governors can lead on climate

With Governor Charlie Baker’s second term underway, Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center released a new report, Climate Solutions from Day One: 12 Ways Governors Can Lead on Climate Now, describing actions governors can take to reduce global warming pollution and ensure a more stable climate.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

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...

News Release | Environment Massachusetts and MASSPIRG

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...

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

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.