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Building Stronger Communities from The Ground Up
by Leilani Mroczkowski

Leilani Mroczkowski is a Community Engagement Coordinator for GreenRoots. I’m always struck by how open people are to sharing their stories. Usually, all you have to do is ask. But what’s more important is to listen. On a hot summer evening this past August, I joined five young researchers in the GreenRoots Environmental Chelsea Organizers…

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Using Community-Led Research to Address Environmental Injustice
by Vedette Gavin

We are where we live. Every day our environments shape our lives and our health. We are all connected by the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the roads and sidewalks we use, the pipes in our walls, the sewer systems under our feet, the parks where we play, and…

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Home Energy Solutions: Using Heat Pumps to Warm Your Home
by Bethany Kwoka

“We have many options for heating our homes,” says Greg Cunningham, Director of CLF’s Clean Energy and Climate Change program. “Alternatives like heat pumps avoid the use of oil and natural gas furnaces, which pollute our environment and damage our climate.”

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Our Best Weapon in the Fight Against Climate Change? Strong Climate Laws
by Greg Cunningham

In the face of the Trump administration’s continued attempts to roll back regulations aimed at curbing climate change, state and local governments must step in. In 2019, it’s essential that we make real progress at a local level to lower polluting emissions. The science is clear: If we don’t collectively cut our climate-damaging emissions to…

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There are Toxic Chemicals in Our Drinking Water
by Sean Mahoney

In communities from Houlton, Maine, to Flint, Michigan, the safety of our drinking water can no longer be taken for granted. The newest threat comes from a suite of human-made chemicals collectively known as PFAS – per- and polyfuoroalkyl substances. These dangerous chemicals do not break down over time; they remain in the environment –…

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How Much Do You Really Know About Gas?
by Bethany Kwoka

The Big Gas industry talks about fracked gas as a “clean” alternative to polluting fossil fuels like coal or oil. But how much do we really know about it as a fuel source? Test your knowledge with this 2-minute quiz.

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