What Are Climate Laws and Why Do We Need Them?

We can still avoid the worst impacts of climate change if we reach net-zero carbon pollution before 2050. We need strong climate laws in every New England state to hit that mark. The post What Are Climate Laws and Why Do We Need Them? appeared first on Conservation Law Foundation.

Climate Inaction Is a Horror Show in the Making

These days, the scariest monster I can conjure wears a tailored suit and sits behind the desk of a dirty oil or gas company deliberately blocking climate action. Runner up is another man in a suit – a legislator too scared to stand up to that fossil fuel executive and protect the people who voted […]

Why You Should Spend More Time Thinking About Energy Efficiency

While superficially a snooze fest, energy efficiency is a powerful tool in the fight against climate change and towards a more equitable future. (It can also save you money, clean up our air, and even improve your health.) The post Why You Should Spend More Time Thinking About Energy Efficiency appeared first on Conservation Law […]

Climate Change Is the Threat of Our Lifetime

New England is extremely vulnerable to climate change. It’s a crisis not only for the environment, but also for the health of our communities. It will take systemic change in the way we do business, the way we govern, and the way we guide people to solve climate change and move into the next century. […]

Watching the West Coast Wildfires from New England

In the decade since I’ve moved away from California, I’ve watched the climate there go from a temperate paradise with the occasional fire to a place with scorching summers and yearly infernos. This is climate change, playing out right in front of us. It’s easy to see these and other disasters from afar and not […]

New England, and the Climate Crisis, Is Heating Up

UPDATE: Temperatures across the Northeast have soared this summer. As emissions rise and climate change worsens, extreme heat becomes more common and more people face these deadly conditions. We need to take action to prevent things from getting even worse — and to help those most affected. The post New England, and the Climate Crisis, […]