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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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The National Climate Assessment: What does it mean for Massachusetts? | Ben Hellerstein

Last Friday, the Trump administration released the 2018 update to the National Climate Assessment. This year’s update focuses on the effects of a changing climate on human well-being, our society, and our environment.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Mass. mayors join national call for solar energy

Mayors from every state, including Massachusetts, are embracing a vision for more solar energy in their communities, as stated in a letter released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Boston University will meet 100% of electricity consumption with wind

Boston University will purchase wind energy to meet 100 percent of its electricity consumption, university leaders announced today.

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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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