Apr 10, 2017
Money has been a big part of the clean water conversation at the Vermont State House this year. In January, State Treasurer Beth Pearce put a price tag of $62 million per year for the next 20 years on the efforts needed to reach our clean water goals. A week later, Governor Phil Scott announced that… Continue reading We Need to Fully Fund Clean Water in Vermont Now
Mar 30, 2017
Big Gas’s claims about a dire need for new gas pipelines in New England are not based in objective fact. As CLF recently noted, electricity prices and demand are down, and we have ample gas available when we need it most. And, more importantly, large batches of clean energy resources will be coming online over… Continue reading More Evidence of Big Gas’s Bad Deal for New England
Mar 08, 2017
The NH legislature is (once again) trying to stop progress on cost-saving, environmentally friendly energy efficiency in the Granite State.
Mar 07, 2017
The people of Bridgeport, Connecticut have lived under the shadow of the Bridgeport Harbor Station power plant for decades now. This old and inefficient power plant is one of the last in New England that still runs on coal, a dirty and expensive fuel that generates high levels of climate-damaging emissions – not to mention air… Continue reading Proposed Power Plant Would Spew A Million New Tons of Climate-Damaging Emissions
Mar 03, 2017
A new bill in Vermont’s Senate would put Vermont’s goal of getting 90% of our energy from renewable sources by 2050 into law.
Mar 02, 2017
If you recently deleted your Uber app in response to the consumer boycott over the ride-hailing company’s behavior during the protests against Trump’s travel ban, you may want to think twice before you reinstall it. While Uber has amassed at least three more scandals since then, a new report is also giving us a first… Continue reading #DeleteUber Campaign Could Be Good for the Environment
Feb 28, 2017
New Hampshire communities are already acting to adapt to climate change.
Feb 16, 2017
For three years now, Big Gas has been spinning tall tales aimed at scaring you and me – and especially our local politicans – into locking in our addiction to dirty, polluting natural gas for decades to come. But their hype ignores the facts and the very real progress made over the past few years to avoid price spikes, keep the lights on, and tamp down our emissions of climate-damaging pollution.
Jan 24, 2017
New Hampshire legislators are trying to kill energy efficiency measures that save Granite State families and businesses money on our electric bills. We need you to tell your legislators to VOTE NO to energy-efficiency killing House Bill 317. Proponents of HB317 are calling the funding of energy efficiency an illegal tax, but that’s just an… Continue reading Don’t Let HB317 Kill Energy Efficiency in NH – Tell Your Reps and Senators NO
Dec 08, 2016
Transforming New England’s Energy System New England’s coal-fired power plants were at their peak when CLF opened its doors 50 years ago. The majority of the region’s coal fleet came online in the post-war boom years of the1950s and 1960s and they would go on to dominate our region’s electricity mix for decades. Today, however,… Continue reading Going Low-Carb