November 21, 2022

Is Vermont Prepared for the Rain and Flooding Climate Change Is Causing?

by Julie Silverman

Vermont can do more to protect residents and communities from the devastating impacts of flooding.

Lake Champlain flooded businesses in 2011
November 18, 2022

What Do the Election Results Mean for New England?

by Jake O'Neill

The 2022 midterms captured national headlines for weeks. We asked CLF experts how the results will impact climate action and environmental justice in New England.

November 3, 2022

The Truth about Biofuels

by Rishya Narayanan

Are fuels derived from crops and waste good climate solutions at scale? Short answer: No. Here’s why.

Biofuels, like those created from soybeans, are not a climate solution at scale.
November 2, 2022

Our Regional Grid Operator Misleads New Englanders, Once Again 

by Phelps Turner

A recent piece by Anne George, Vice President of Public Relations for ISO-New England, calls CLF’s critiques baseless. Here’s why she’s wrong.

As we contend with skyrocketing energy prices, ISO-New England is telling us we need more expensive fossil fuels.
October 24, 2022

The Clean Water Act, Sewage Pollution, and Clamming in Brave Boat Harbor

by Melissa Paly

Fifty years ago, Congress adopted the Clean Water Act. This landmark environmental law aimed to clean up waterways that were too polluted for people to swim in or for fish to survive. That law – and those who have enforced it, like my CLF colleagues – has led to many clean water success stories over the… Continue reading The Clean Water Act, Sewage Pollution, and Clamming in Brave Boat Harbor

Brave Boat Harbor, Kittery, Maine
October 6, 2022

Take Action: Tell NOAA You Support New Rules to Protect Right Whales

by Chloe Fross

Last year, a one-month-old right whale calf died when hit by a sportfishing boat off the coast of Florida. The calf’s mom, named “Infinity,” was also struck and is believed to have perished. The strike forced the captain to seek out a landing to get his passengers to safety – managing to get his boat… Continue reading Take Action: Tell NOAA You Support New Rules to Protect Right Whales

October 5, 2022

Three Hot Tips to Help the Ocean Cool Down 

by Jennifer Felt

Why is our ocean overheating? The main is that it is working overtime to protect us. An overheating ocean spells bad news for marine life and humans. But we can help. Here’s ho

Diver exploring kelp forest in the depths of Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine.
October 5, 2022

We Must Protect and Restore Nature to Address the Climate Crisis

by Anxhela Mile

Restoring nature is one of the best tools we have for tackling the climate crisis. That means we all have a stake in protecting our wetlands and coastal ecosystems.

October 4, 2022

New Hampshire’s Ten-Year Energy Strategy Misses the Mark 

by Nick Krakoff

The plan ignores the role state policy plays in spiking electricity costs while calling for more polluting natural gas.

New Hampshire's Energy Strategy calls for more natural gas – which is the last thing we need.
September 28, 2022

Cleaner Trucks are Critical for New England’s Health and Climate

by Emily Green

Slashing polluting emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles is a critical part of our climate fight.

Clean trucks include these electric school buses