Jul 18, 2024

Beach Cleanups: Why Do They Matter and How to Make Yours Count 

New Englanders love a perfect beach day. But the trash that lines our coast from Connecticut to Maine is less than perfect. By pitching in to do a beach cleanup, beach lovers can make a significant difference in preserving our region’s natural beauty. Check out these tips to keep your favorite beach crystal clean.

Photo of beachfront and ocean with litter and other ocean trash. Photo taken prior to a beach cleanup.
Jul 17, 2024

A Missed Opportunity for Climate Resiliency

We won’t accept polluted water, dangerous heat, and unpredictable energy costs as foregone conclusions in our communities—and our banks shouldn’t either. Instead, banks should work to enrich our communities with long-term, sustainable solutions that will improve residents’ health and welfare.

clipboard with the words Community Reinvestment Act
Jul 10, 2024

Robert King on the Power of Water

Robert King has nursed neglected dams back to health for more than 30 years. He says his story shows how regular people concerned about climate change can make a difference.

Robert King stands atop a dam
Jul 03, 2024

Railing Against the Wind

Local anti-wind citizens’ groups are using pro-environment rhetoric to turn public opinion against offshore wind, a tactic borrowed from fossil fuel companies.

Jun 28, 2024

Supreme Court Rules in Chevron Doctrine Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned 40 years of precedent and practice comprising the “Chevron doctrine,” under which federal courts defer to an agency’s interpretation of ambiguous legal terms when Congress has given that agency authority to implement the law.

view of facade of Supreme Court building