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Environment Massachusetts partners in national effort for carbon-cutting appliance energy standards

Environment Massachusetts is joining a national coalition of environmental and consumer groups to press for updated appliance efficiency standards.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Massachusetts unites with California to take action on climate

As world leaders meet in California for the Global Climate Action Summit, Environment Massachusetts is showing its support for this cause by hosting a press conference in downtown Boston, to highlight local progress on climate and clean energy action.

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Environment Massachusetts laments feds’ decision to repeal Clean Car Standards

Today, the Trump administration announced new vehicle emission guidelines which roll back the existing Clean Car Standards. This regressive move will get rid of our nation’s best climate change mitigation program, which is cutting future carbon emissions more effectively than any other current federal policy.

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Trouble in the Air: Boston’s health at risk with 32 dirty air days in 2016

According to a new report by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, 4.8 million people in the Boston area experienced 32 days of degraded air quality in 2016, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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In Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, a bipartisan approach to solving climate change

A joint climate program created by Massachusetts and eight other states is cutting carbon pollution while providing major funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, according to a recent report from the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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New Jersey announces largest offshore wind commitment in the nation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced a commitment to obtain 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind by 2030 in a press conference today, exceeding targets set by Massachusetts and New York.

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Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax bill that would open America’s unspoiled Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling and maintain billions in tax breaks for fossil fuel producers.