Climate Change

Greta at Davos

Click here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/21/climate/greta-thunberg-davos.html to read NYT article on Greta Thunberg in Davos meeting.  Such an exceptional young woman.

Governor Baker Pledges Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050!!

On January 21, as part of his annual address on the state of the Commonwealth, Governor Charlie Baker pledged Massachusetts to a new goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making us the third state in the country to make such a commitment.  The other two states are New… Read More »Governor Baker Pledges Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050!!

New Trio of State Senate Climate Change Bills Proposed!

Last week was a big week for state climate change legislation!  Keeping her January promise, state Senate President Karen Spilka unveiled a trio of major climate change bills.  For an excellent summary of what this significant legislation contains, click on the following link:  https://climate-xchange.org/2020/01/23/mass-senates-climate-bills-overview-summary-context/?mc_cid=a153a9295b&mc_eid=b09a2b1771# These bills are packed with all… Read More »New Trio of State Senate Climate Change Bills Proposed!

MA Not On Track to Meet Emissions Target

“Late last week, the Baker administration quietly released updates to the state’s carbon emissions data. The reason for the strange timing, on a Thursday evening in late August as people rushed to weekend vacations, is clear: the numbers aren’t positive. The data showed an increase in Massachusetts’ emissions between 2013… Read More »MA Not On Track to Meet Emissions Target

Climate Change Resolution – Sharon Town Meeting, May 5, 2014

Climate Change Resolution – Sharon Town Meeting, May 5, 2014 Sharon Town Meeting recognizes that greenhouse gas emissions generated by fossil fuels have already set climate change in motion, and that arresting these changes will require actions at every level of society, including federal, state, local and individual, to:  •… Read More »Climate Change Resolution – Sharon Town Meeting, May 5, 2014