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Comments in support of Vineyard Wind

Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center submitted comments today in support of the proposed Vineyard Wind offshore wind project.

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Putting solar panels on new homes could double Mass. solar capacity

If builders start putting solar panels on all new homes, Massachusetts could double its solar energy capacity by 2045, according to a new report released today.

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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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Stunningly Beautiful Underwater Explorations | Kelsey Lamp

As we stare down apocalyptic news about the state of our oceans and life on earth, it’s good to take a step back and remind ourselves just what we are fighting for. For me, that means taking a (virtual) dive through the unique and otherworldly beauty that is the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. For the uninitiated, the Canyons and Seamounts, located to the Southeast of Cape Cod, is a marine protected area--a blue park--that is designed to protect diverse and unique marine places from exploitation.

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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.

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