Jul 22, 2024

5 Questions for Marina Vaz

Passion for fashion and ready to take action! Meet Marina Vaz, CLF’s environmental justice community advocate, and learn about her vision for the future of Nashua.

Headshot of Marina Vaz, CLF's environmental justice advocate in Nashua, NH.
Jul 22, 2024

Boston Cyclists Deserve Better

Biking and the infrastructure to support it should be an integral part of Boston’s climate and transit vision. They should go hand in hand with reducing carbon pollution and increasing transit equity.

A woman bikes in a bike lane in Boston
Mar 28, 2024

MBTA Approves Reduced Fare Program for Low-Income Riders

“None of this would be possible without the tireless advocacy from MBTA riders who have called out to make fares more affordable for years,” said CLF Transportation Attorney Seth Gadbois. “The reduced-fare program sets us up on the right track to ensure no rider is forced to miss the next stop in their journey. But we must continue to push to make this program even stronger in the long run.”

Photo of MBTA fare machine and customer tapping card on sensor to purchase additional fare. Under new reduced fare program, eligible customers will qualify for a discount of half or more.
Mar 13, 2024

The Power of Policy

CLF is creating climate policies that will dramatically cut carbon emissions, particularly in polluting sectors like transportation.

Cars crossing a highway bridge at night
Jan 01, 2024

5 Questions for Britteny Jenkins

Britteny Jenkins, CLF’s Vice President for the Environmental Justice Program shares her journey and goals for our region. She will lead our transportation, climate justice, and zero waste efforts.

Portrait photography of Britteny Jenkins, Environmental Justice Vice President at Conservation Law Foundation. The background shows lush greenery and a green-tarnished metal fountain at Post Office Square in central Boston.
May 03, 2023

Turning Climate Laws into Action

“Goals and promises are meaningless without real action on the ground,” said Caitlin Peale Sloan, Vice President of CLF Massachusetts. “The previous administration took little actual action to meet the goals laid out in Massachusetts’ strong climate laws, we now have an opportunity to do better. If we want to leave a healthy future for the next generation, it’s time to ditch fossil fuels and electrify everything from transportation to home heating, and these petitions lay out steps Massachusetts must take to get us there.”

Massachusetts State House