October 30, 2023
As the conversation around our clean energy future progresses, new fuels have entered the field that are purportedly “renewable” and “clean.” These fuels are often called “bioenergy” because they are...
October 20, 2023
CLF identified common challenges and barriers, best practices, and gaps in research in order to develop a strategy for accelerating urban forestry efforts in New England.
August 17, 2023
The Massachusetts Public Waterfront Act guarantees public access to the land around Boston's waterfront and other waterways across the state. One way it does this is by requiring anyone building...
July 19, 2023
Local farms are a fundamental way to connect communities through a shared love of healthy food.
April 27, 2023
Time is running out for us to take significant action in cutting climate-damaging emissions in New England and in the country as a whole. The good news is that we...
March 31, 2023
Recent laws in Massachusetts require the Commonwealth to make progress on transit electrification. This report examines the MBTA’s climate and electrification mandates for buses and rails, as well as other...
March 31, 2023
If done correctly, a new state program could help slash climate and health-damaging pollution while promoting clean, electric heat for all Massachusetts residents.
March 8, 2023
Financial Impact of Transitioning Two Sectors of the Northeast Lobster Fishery to On-Demand (Ropeless) Fishing
We analyzed the costs of transitioning two sectors of the commercial lobster fishery to ropeless fishing gear and detail the findings in this report.
December 19, 2022
Clean water is a fundamental human right, and we at CLF are dedicated to defending it.
September 8, 2022
Massachusetts faces a host of environmental and public health challenges that will likely take years to solve. But one problem we can clearly solve in the near term is the...