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A Monumental Birthday for the Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument

In the lifespan of the black coral, which can live for 500 years or more, two years is nothing. Yet, for the black coral that live 150 miles to the Southeast of Cape Cod, these last two years have been monumental--that is, they have marked the first years in which the black coral have enjoyed full protections from then-President Obama’s designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

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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New power source in fight to stall climate change; California's 100% clean electricity bill signed into law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the landmark Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) today, setting the Golden State on a path to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources such as solar and wind by 2045.

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News Release | Environment America

University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025

California’s flagship public university system, with 238,000 students across 10 campuses, will run completely on electricity from clean, renewable energy by 2025, the University of California Office of the President announced today. The announcement, a first from one of the nation’s largest public university systems, builds on commitments from the UC system to mitigate climate change and meet carbon neutrality goals.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Local businesses urge sports teams to go 100% renewable

It’s time for Boston’s sports teams to be champions of renewable energy, in addition to being champions on the field, according to local businesses.

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