Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

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Urge Governor Baker to say no to fracked gas

Tell Governor Baker that you don’t want new fracked gas infrastructure in Massachusetts.  

Recent Actions

Don't Let Trump Roll Back Bedrock Protections -- Protect NEPA!

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is our nation’s foundational environmental law that requires the federal government to consider the environmental impacts of projects.

Help Massachusetts do more to expand solar to low-income communities!

Massachusetts’ solar program, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART), isn’t working for many.

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make the projects impossible to complete.

Make New Jersey a Leader on Renewable Energy

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is accepting public feedback on the draft plan until September 16th. Write a letter to the BPU to let them know what a clean energy future looks like to you!

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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January 30, 2020

To stave off the worst effects of the climate crisis, the global and U.S. economies need to decarbonize as fast as possible. Capturing carbon emissions from industrial sources and pulling carbon out of the air via direct air capture are technologies we will likely need in our toolbox if we are to achieve net zero or negative greenhouse gas emissions.

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January 21, 2020

We're gearing up for an exciting new legislative session - and hope you will join us in holding our elected officials accountable and prioritizing clean water, our health and the environment!

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January 7, 2020

Every year, Clean Water members and allies successfully help protect the Chesapeake Bay, open space, farmland, and historic sites during Virginia’s legislative sessions. Here’s a preview of what we Clean Water Action will be focused on.