Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Offshore Drilling, Onshore Damage

The Trump administration has proposed opening much of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans off the U.S. coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The environmental dangers posed by offshore oil spills, such as the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, are well known. The damage to the environment, communities and public health from the onshore infrastructure needed to support offshore drilling is less well known, but no less real.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

100% Renewable Energy Agenda

To protect our health, clean up our air, and ensure a safe future for our children, and to lead the way for the rest of the nation and the world, Massachusetts should set out an ambitious plan to achieve 100 percent renewable energy. The winner of this fall’s gubernatorial election should do everything possible to accelerate our transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, including implementing the recommendations in this agenda.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise

Clean energy is sweeping across America and is poised for further dramatic growth in the years ahead.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Trouble in the Air

People across America regularly breathe unhealthy air that increases their risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Shining Cities 2018

America’s major cities have played a key role in the clean energy revolution and stand to reap tremendous benefits from solar energy.

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