Jan 13, 2020

Vermont Needs Strong Laws to Fight Climate Catastrophe

While Vermont has made strides advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy, we are falling behind in reducing toxic climate pollution from burning fossil fuels in our cars and homes. Passing the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act will change that, putting us back on track to cutting our emissions and securing a brighter future.

Legislators took up the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act in January, 2020
May 01, 2019

Rhode Island Lags Behind Neighbors on Climate

The Governor supported the concept of mandatory, enforceable, economy-wide reductions in carbon emissions during her re-election campaign. That said, she has not yet supported the only legislation that would make that a reality: the Global Warming Solutions Act (H-5444; S-658). This Act would ensure our state reduces its carbon pollution and combats climate change. 

Rhode Island State House in Providence
Mar 21, 2019

To Fight Climate Change, Vermont Needs Strong Climate Laws

Vermont students flooded the Statehouse this month to speak to legislators about the dire need to take bold action to address climate change. Their pleas and passion were welcomed by many new climate champions that joined the Vermont Legislature this year. As the Trump administration scorns its responsibility to tackle climate change, state and local… Continue reading To Fight Climate Change, Vermont Needs Strong Climate Laws

Legislators took up the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act in January, 2020
Oct 04, 2018

Landmark Law Leads to Climate Victory in Massachusetts

CLF dismissed three appeals challenging the permits for two new gas-fired power plants after Massachusetts’ highest court reaffirmed that lowering climate-damaging emissions is the law of the land in the Commonwealth.

The Commonwealth took another step towards lowering its climate-damaging emissions