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Sharon’s master plan must deal with climate change

Last October, the world’s leading climate scientists warned that we have only a dozen years in which to prevent global warming from exceeding 1.5C, in order to reduce the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people. The Global Warming Solutions Act passed by… Read More »Sharon’s master plan must deal with climate change

Youngsters Sue U.S. Government over Climate Change

This is remarkable! Here’s a link to a video about the lawsuit filed by 21 young people to force the government to create a plan to deal with climate change: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=6bBFeHwYmVc The trial is scheduled to begin on October 29th, but the government is trying to stop it. See: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/5bc8d09fb208fcc2d9b64622/1539887264626/2018.10.18+Press+Release+DOJ+Petition+and+Application+w%2F+SCOTUS.pdf?utm_source=Our+Children’s+Trust+Newsletter&utm_campaign=afd8dbed61-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_20_11_53&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4094e87487-afd8dbed61-116138365… Read More »Youngsters Sue U.S. Government over Climate Change

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

The Energy Omnibus Bill: An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future (S.2302)

Are you concerned about how climate change could affect your children’s future? Do you want Massachusetts to be a leader in the transition to a clean-energy economy? The Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change recently filed an energy omnibus bill entitled, An Act to Promote a Clean Energy… Read More »The Energy Omnibus Bill: An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future (S.2302)