Marina joins CLF New Hampshire as the Environmental Justice Community Advocate based in Nashua. Prior to starting at CLF, she worked for the City of Manchester as the Mayor’s Community Engagement Manager. In this role, Marina served as the primary point of contact for many different stakeholders, addressing constituent concerns and working with city departments… Continue reading Marina Vaz
COP28 is a reminder that local governments can act on climate even when political debate stymies global negotiations
Right whale mothers and calves are especially vulnerable to being hit by boats and ships. For the species to survive, we need to better protect them.
Outdoorswoman Mardi Fuller has reveled in nature all her life – hiking, backpacking, paddling, and more. In fact, the mountaineer, who enjoys hiking, backcountry skiing, and ice climbing, has earned a rare distinction: In January 2021, she became the first Black person to hike all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot peaks in winter. “Maybe 1,000 people… Continue reading Mountaineer Mardi Fuller on Racial Equity in Nature
“It’s about time this multi-billion-dollar company complied with the law,” said CLF attorney Chelsea Kendall. “Toxic runoff from Schnitzer’s facilities has been contaminating waters that people depend on for drinking and recreation. This $3 million settlement will go a long way towards cleaning up these rivers and ensuring the company ends this harmful pollution”
“It’s about time this multi-billion-dollar company complied with the law,” Conservation Law Foundation Attorney Chelsea Kendall said in a statement Monday. “Toxic runoff from Schnitzer’s facilities has been contaminating waters that people depend on for drinking and recreation. This $2 million settlement will go a long way towards cleaning up these rivers and ensuring the company ends this harmful pollution.”
A summer of extreme weather in New Hampshire has harmed the environment. It has also inspired citizens to take action.
The climate crisis is here. That means we must not only focus on how to prevent future climate impacts but also on how to preserve life and prevent damage to our homes, neighborhoods, and cities today. Here’s how.
Fossil fuel companies are pushing alternative fuels as solutions to the climate crisis – but those fuels aren’t solutions at all.
CLF’s recently published study finds that bioenergy can play a limited role in industries that are near-impossible to electrify – but clean energy like solar, wind, and heat pumps must largely pave the path forward.