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A Tale of Two Portlands
by Sean Mahoney

South Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, are just two of the most recent cities to take a stand against Big Oil and new fossil fuel infrastructure.

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Hurricane María: My Story
by Rohemir Ramirez

After surviving the unprecedented destruction Hurricane María brought to Puerto Rico, CLF staff attorney Rohemir Ramirez asks if New England is ready for the record-breaking weather climate change will bring.

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Why Energy Efficiency Is So Powerful
by Bethany Kwoka

We all know about clean, local energy like solar and wind. But there’s another form of clean energy: energy efficiency. Because the cleanest, cheapest energy is the energy you don’t use at all.

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Five Ways Cities and Towns Can Slash Trash and Fight Climate Change
by Kirstie Pecci

The Global Climate Action Summit is underway in San Francisco, California. Leaders from across the country – including CLF’s President, Bradley Campbell – and the globe have gathered to exchange ideas about how we can address the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. The Summit is also challenging cities and towns around the…

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Federal Farm Bill Could Harm New Englanders
by Sara Dewey

Our elected officials in Washington, D.C., are currently making big decisions about the future of farm and food policy in our country – and it matters for all of us. We need you to speak up for the Farm Bill to ensure that it helps, rather than harms, New England’s farmers.

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New England’s Marine National Monument Turns Two
by Priscilla Brooks

It’s been two years since President Obama designated the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National monument, providing full protection of this remarkable ecosystem for generations to come. That includes creatures like sperm whales, ocean sunfish, and basking sharks.

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Trump Administration Wants to Weaken the Endangered Species Act
by Erica Fuller

The Trump administration has proposed changes to how the Endangered Species Act gets implemented that would be detrimental to countless species. Let the administration know you oppose these changes and support a strong Endangered Species Act so that right whales – and thousands of other species – will continue to be protected.

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New Hampshire Forges Ahead with Local Climate Action
by Tom Irwin

As the federal government not only fails to tackle the global climate crisis, but actually obstructs progress to reduce the pollution that’s causing it, one bright spot has emerged: Local communities are stepping in to fill the growing federal climate gap. Climate Mayors is a bi-partisan network of U.S. mayors working to lead local action…

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Protecting Vermonters from Toxics in Drinking Water
by Jen Duggan

Vermonters can no longer take the safety of our drinking water for granted. In 2016, the widespread contamination of drinking water in Bennington County with toxic chemicals grabbed our attention and forced the question: exactly how safe is our drinking water?

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