February 2, 2023

Getting Serious About Climate Resiliency

by Pamela Reynolds

Climate disruption is forcing us to regularly grapple with extreme weather. That’s why we need to act now on climate resiliency measures to ensure that our communities can cope with not only the climate impacts here today but with those yet to come.

Man wading through flooded water in Boston highlights need for climate resiliency measures
February 1, 2023

The Truth About Electric Stoves  

by Pamela Reynolds

The gas industry is trying to convince us that electric stoves are inferior to gas stoves. But we’ve got the facts that make electric stoves sizzle with potential.

Hand turning on an electric burner
January 31, 2023

Can Cod Make a Comeback? This Fish Story Shows Promise

by Allison Lorenc

New England’s fishery managers have adopted a new plan to help the Gulf of Maine cod population bounce back.

January 30, 2023

Black Lives Matter

by Bradley Campbell

All of us at CLF are reeling from and sharing in the national outrage over the murders and persecution of black people perpetrated and condoned by the police and other state actors. Racial justice is at the heart of climate justice, and we fight for both.

January 18, 2023

Maine Approves “Renewable” Gas Facility Without Considering the Climate or Community

by Emily Green

A newly approve facility will turn methane gas leaked from the Juniper Ridge landfill into energy, but it’s really just a way for the fossil fuel and waste industries to maintain the status quo.

A worker monitors landfill gas
January 13, 2023

Can Electric Cars Handle a New England Winter? Yes – And Here are Three Reasons Why. 

by Rishya Narayanan

From better batteries to more public charging stations, electric cars can take New England winters like a champ.

A view of half an electric car, from its trunk, covered in snow charging on the sidewalk.
January 11, 2023

UPDATE: Continuing the Fight to Stop Eversource’s East Boston Substation

by Conservation Law Foundation

As eversource plows ahead with plan to build a dangerous electrical substation in East Boston, CLF and GreenRoots continue with fight to stop it.

The waterfront site near the dangerous electric substation proposed by Eversource in the Eagle Hill community in East Boston.
January 5, 2023

Why Are New England Electricity Prices Increasing This Winter? 

by Greg Cunningham

Maine received our first snowfall of the season a few weeks ago. As I woke up on that Monday morning, I was greeted by flurries outside my window and the gentle rumble of my heat pump warming my home. Having lived in New England my entire life, I know our winters are no joke – and… Continue reading Why Are New England Electricity Prices Increasing This Winter? 

New England electricity prices are spiking this winter – and the reason why is our over dependence on fossil fuels. Image: a person wearing mittens turns on a radiator.
December 29, 2022

5 Questions for Shannon Laun

by Laurie O'Reilly

Shannon Laun oversees CLF’s newly opened Connecticut office, making headway on the state’s biggest environmental challenges.

Shannon Laun
December 27, 2022

A Climate-Resilient MBTA Can Help Improve Safety and Prevent Future Shutdowns

by Ali Hiple

Climate change threatens transportation safety and people’s ability to access crucial resources. But, with the right planning and on-the-ground work, we can ensure a safe and reliable transit system for all.

MBTA Orange Line Train moving through winter snow storm. Image illustrates need for climate resilience in transportation system.