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Why We Don’t Need to Worry About Cold Snaps in New England
by Bethany Kwoka

It’s hardly news that temperatures in New England drop below freezing in winter. But as CLF has long argued, we have plenty of fuel to get through even the coldest winters unscathed, without footing the bill for a polluting new pipeline. And on top of that, if we want to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, we must stop using dirty fuels like gas altogether.

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The Year Ahead in Washington: CLF’s Federal Ocean Policy Priorities
by Jennifer Felt

The 2018 midterms brought a Democratic majority to the House, giving us new and exciting opportunities for environmental legislation. This Congressional session, CLF’s Oceans team is focused on protecting special places in New England’s ocean, effectively addressing threats facing the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, and promoting sustainable fisheries.

Press Releases
Senate Confirms Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency

“The 52 Senators who voted to confirm Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency are each complicit in the countless premature deaths, compromised health, and global economic peril that will undoubtedly result from Wheeler’s agenda to weaken protections and safeguards that are fundamental to the agency’s mission,” said CLF President Bradley Campbell. 

Senior Fellows
William “Bill” Roper
by Dara Epison

William Roper is the president and founder of Slow Communities, a consultancy offering creative thinking to foundations and non-profit organizations in the areas of strategic planning, program development, cumulative impact, evaluation, and governance and concerning innovative citizen participation and community planning. Previously, Bill served the Orton Family Foundation from 1998 – 2012, initially as Director of Programs,…

Senior Fellows
Virginia “Ginny” Welles
by Dara Epison

“I am at CLF to collaborate with and assist the CLF staff as they seek innovative ways to address the myriad of serious challenges to quality of life here in New England and beyond.  I believe it is imperative that everyone who can lend a hand do so because the challenges are so great.” Virginia Welles…

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CLF and Partners Reach Agreement with Central Maine Power

“The disastrous effects of climate change are at our front door and we must take aggressive action to reduce our emissions to zero by 2050,” said Greg Cunningham, Vice President and Director of CLF’s Clean Energy and Climate Change program. “The Clean Energy Connect project will significantly reduce New England’s climate-damaging emissions by providing low-carbon electricity and decreasing our reliance on natural gas.”