Maine finally tackles climate change

Bangor Daily News

Gov. Janet Mills recently signed sweeping legislation that will transform the way Maine responds to our climate crisis. The bill is called An Act to Promote Clean Energy Jobs and to Establish the Maine Climate Council. It overwhelmingly passed the Legislature with a two-thirds majority, which means that it goes into effect immediately as emergency legislation.

It also reveals bipartisan recognition from around the state that it’s finally time to address the monumental challenge of climate change.

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