CLF is working with New England communities and our partners to reform ISO-New England so it supports, rather than obstructs, our clean energy transition.
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.
“We must reform Vermont’s renewable energy rules if we’re serious about meeting our climate goals and slashing dangerous pollution in our communities,” said CLF attorney Chase Whiting. “A portion of our electricity comes from out-of-state fossil fuel plants that pollute communities’ air, destroy our planet, and take hard-earned money from Vermonters. This is unacceptable. It’s time to update these rules to ensure our electricity comes from new clean energy sources like wind and solar, especially those that bring new jobs to Vermont.”
All of us at CLF are reeling from and sharing in the national outrage over the murders and persecution of black people perpetrated and condoned by the police and other state actors. Racial justice is at the heart of climate justice, and we fight for both.
Ken Rumelt is a Senior Attorney on the Strategic Litigation team. Prior to joining CLF, Ken was an attorney in a nationwide trial firm where he focused on environmental torts and class actions. Before that, he was a Professor of Law at Vermont Law School where he taught and litigated cases in the Environmental Advocacy… Continue reading Ken Rumelt
From better batteries to more public charging stations, electric cars can take New England winters like a champ.
“Vermont has made tremendous progress in the last few years, but there is a lot of work left to do and we can’t afford to let up now,” said Dale Azaria, Interim Vice President of CLF Vermont. “Climate impacts are already threatening our way of life. It’s time to go further to expand clean energy and protect our precious waters and resources. We’ll be working with legislators throughout the session to make these shared goals a reality.”
Maine received our first snowfall of the season a few weeks ago. As I woke up on that Monday morning, I was greeted by flurries outside my window and the gentle rumble of my heat pump warming my home. Having lived in New England my entire life, I know our winters are no joke – and… Continue reading Why Are New England Electricity Prices Increasing This Winter?
Nora Bosworth is a Staff Attorney for CLF’s Zero Waste Project. In this role, she works to advance CLF’s Zero Waste advocacy, litigation, and legislative work in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Prior to joining CLF, Nora devoted her legal skills to defending and advocating for undocumented youth as an attorney at Esperanza Immigrant Rights… Continue reading Nora Bosworth
Clean water is a fundamental human right, and we at CLF are dedicated to defending it.