March 31, 2023
What is the Massachusetts Clean Heat Standard?
If you live in a home with an oil or gas furnace or boiler, like most people in Massachusetts, turning up the heat is the end of an unseen odyssey for your heating fuel. Between drilling, refining, and transport, fuels can travel thousands of miles before they are delivered into homes and burned for heat.… Continue reading What is the Massachusetts Clean Heat Standard?
March 30, 2023
Maine to see More Renewable Energy with Two New Projects
These projects will ramp up clean energy in Maine, helping slow climate change and lower costly electricity bills.
March 29, 2023
New Bedford Residents Say No to Polluting Facility
Parallel Products wants to expand its current recycling facility into a trash transfer station. That spells bad news for the New Bedford residents. CLF and our partners are stepping up to protect the community and environment.
March 27, 2023
Connecticut’s New Bottle Law Kicks the Can Down the Road
Connecticut just took a big step back in its commitment to recycling. In 2021, legislators voted to modernize and expand the state’s bottle return program by raising the deposit fee and making more types of beverage containers eligible. Last month, these same legislators inexplicably chose to weaken the program by approving a measure that will… Continue reading Connecticut’s New Bottle Law Kicks the Can Down the Road
March 16, 2023
What Is Energy Efficiency?
Energy efficiency is not just about conserving energy or changing your old lightbulbs. It’s about getting more bang for your buck with every appliance – and making sweeping changes so that every level of our economy can do the same.
March 16, 2023
New Study Shows Offshore Wind Can Provide Reliable Energy Year-Round
Offshore wind can save us money on our energy bills, provide more electricity in cold temperatures, and slow the effects of climate change.
March 8, 2023
Ohio Train Derailment Reveals the Toxic Face of Fossil Fuels and Plastics
The derailment of a train carrying toxic petroleum-based chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio in February is a sad consequence of the fossil fuel industry’s deadly plastics push.
March 8, 2023
What Will It Cost to Create a Safer Ocean for Endangered Right Whales?
We analyzed two sectors of the commercial lobster fishery to determine what it will cost to transition to ropeless gear.
March 2, 2023
Winds of Change
With at least nine new offshore wind farms geared to start spinning in New England by 2028, now is the moment to consider what thoughtful and inclusive offshore wind infrastructure looks like.
February 28, 2023
Here’s Why Vermont Needs to Ban Toxic Dock Foam
Dock foam pollution harms wildlife and water quality – that’s why we must take action to ban it in Vermont and regionwide.