Mar 16, 2023
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.
Mar 08, 2023
We analyzed two sectors of the commercial lobster fishery to determine what it will cost to transition to ropeless gear.
Mar 08, 2023
We analyzed the costs of transitioning two sectors of the commercial lobster fishery to ropeless fishing gear and detail the findings in this report.
Feb 27, 2023
A colorful bobbing buoy is an iconic part of New England’s visual identity, a symbol of fresh-caught seafood and days spent by the water. But all those buoys can pose a danger to marine life. The thick vertical lines that connect buoys to lobster traps on the seafloor can entangle whales, causing grievous injuries and… Continue reading The Truth about Ropeless Fishing Gear
Feb 24, 2023
We spoke with Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper, about his experiences as the nation’s only Black Waterkeeper –and the challenges and triumphs of diversifying the fight for clean water.
Feb 16, 2023
“Since 2017, at least 95 critically endangered right whales have been killed or injured by preventable human causes. Yet nothing has been done to reduce deadly vessel strikes. Right whales have been on this planet for millions of years and we are at risk of losing this entire species because of bureaucratic red tape. That cannot be allowed to continue.”
Feb 01, 2023
The gas industry is trying to convince us that electric stoves are inferior to gas stoves. But we’ve got the facts that make electric stoves sizzle with potential.
Dec 05, 2022
COP27 demonstrated once again that in the absence of leadership and accountability, good intentions on climate are no match for the power wielded by the fossil fuel industry.
Nov 21, 2022
Transitioning to clean energy and achieving climate justice require hard choices, and progressives and environmentalists need to recognize that those choices are necessary. The work to achieve a cleaner, more equitable future will not be possible unless we lead the cause of permitting reform and stop ceding that ground to the opposition.
Nov 18, 2022
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.