Salem News: Rep. Tucker Supports Action Now to Prevent Climate Harm Later

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Plymouth Representative Muratore Supports Action on Climate

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Plymouth MA, as a coastal community, has been battered by increasingly severe storms.  Representative Muratore (R-Plymouth) says it's time for action to protect Massachusetts cities and towns. https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20190814/letter-climate-change-legislation

Salem and Holyoke Mayors Call on Legislators to Support Carbon Fee

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Massachusetts moves forward on a plan for transportation emisions

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Massachusetts is moving forward on a plan to reduce transportation emissions.  On April 30, 2019, the state convened an all-day workshop at the Boston Public Library to involve the public…

How to Make the World Affordably Carbon Free

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Finnish researchers show us how it's done: the entire world, powered with renewable resources.  Turns out meeting our energy needs can be done affordably (will cost less than current energy…

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Students inspiring change in Western Massachusetts

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Amherst Regional eighth-graders Leah Neuberger, left, and Maria Konieczny attend a rally on the Amherst Common hosted by high school students as part of the global Fridays For Future movement…

Will Massachusetts and other Northeastern States Move to Aggressively Price Carbon?

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“Will Massachusetts and Other Northeastern States Move to Aggressively Price Carbon Emissions?” (Brook J. Detterman, National Law Review): “Carbon tax proposals are proliferating, both nationally and in New England. Last year, carbon tax…

ISO New England Supports Carbon Price for New England States

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    Gordon van Welie, Chief Executive Officer of IOS-New England, says that ISO supports a carbon price for the New England region. “Establishing a realistic price on carbon would…

Why a Carbon Tax Makes Sense, Tufts Magazine

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Pay for pollution now or pay for pollution later, says Gilbert Metcalf, John DiBaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University.  The recent author of Paying for Pollution:…

How to Cut US emissions faster? Do what these countries are doing

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Brad Plumer and Blacki Migliozzi, " How to Cut U.S. Emissions Further, Do What these Countries are Doing," February 13, 2019 The United States is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions far…

106 cosponsors for House carbon pricing bill

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Rep. Christine Barber (D-Somerville) meet with Tufts students and Climate Action Now; confirms support for H.2370. As the new Massachusetts Legislative session gets started, climate change is getting a lot…

Sustainable Solutions Lab: TCI Just First Step, More Needed

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$2.5 billion.  That's the amount Boston will have to raise over the next decade to protect the city from climate change. To help cover some of those costs, Governor Baker…

Landmark Agreement: 9 states & D.C. to cut transportation emissions

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The Boston Globe, 12-19-2008 OUTINA FASSBENDER/AFP/GETTY IMAGES By David Abel GLOBE STAFF  DECEMBER 18, 2018 In a landmark agreement to address climate change, Massachusetts and eight other Northeastern and mid-Atlantic states have agreed…

Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

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By Coral Davenport Oct. 7, 2018, The New York Times INCHEON, South Korea — A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire…

Massachusetts must lead on climate change

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Renowned Epidemiologist Supports Carbon Pricing to Protect Climate and Public Health

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"Climate Change," Letter to Editor, Jamaica Plain Gazette, June 22, 2018 The statistics are shocking – around the world, more than 250,000 people will die every year because of climate…

National Grid says: Price on carbon “crucial” for New England

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Senate Passes Carbon Pricing in Historic Step for Massachusetts

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Commonwealth Magazine: We Need to Put a Price on Carbon

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Pollution pricing will reduce emissions, boost economy James K Boyce   Raymond S Bradley   May 18, 2018 AS THE STORMS LAST FALL AND WINTER have shown, the impact of extreme weather events…

How Massachusetts can blaze a trail for climate action

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By Mary Robinson   MAY 22, 2018   CLIMATE CHANGE IS the most urgent challenge facing the world today. Its impact is universal, from more severe droughts in sub-Saharan Africa to devastating…

It’s time to act boldly on climate change, easing the terrifying cost of being young

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It’s time to act boldly on climate change, easing the terrifying cost of being young By Claire Halloran  Saturday, February 3, 2018 While Massachusetts students have hoped for a few snow…

Mass. Senators Offer Plan To Accelerate Clean Energy Growth

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Mass. Senators Offer Plan To Accelerate Clean Energy Growth By Matt Murphy, State House News Service February 12, 2018 A comprehensive and complex bill written by a leading climate change…

As I See It: A win-win for Worcester, the Commonwealth, and the world

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As I See It: A win-win for Worcester, the Commonwealth, and the world By David Caruso / and Harvey Gould Posted Jan 31, 2018 The City of Worcester recently finished an ambitious…

Mass. Senate ‘Clean Energy Future’ report seeks smorgasbord of climate change solutions

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Mass. Senate 'Clean Energy Future' report seeks smorgasbord of climate change solutions By Mary C. Serreze Special to The Republican BOSTON -- The people of Massachusetts want more renewable energy, a…

Mass. needs to put a price on carbon

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Mass. needs to put a price on carbon Actions must back words if we want to be a climate leader By Senator Michael Barrett and Representative Jennifer Benson Nov 15,…

League of Women Voters spoke with state lawmakers

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League of Women Voters spoke with state lawmakers Members asked lawmakers to support bills on issues including voter registration and criminal justice reform By Elisha Machado October 24, 2017 BOSTON (WWLP)…

Massachusetts Mulls an Economy-Wide Price on Carbon

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Massachusetts Mulls an Economy-Wide Price on Carbon One of six states considering carbon pricing to combat climate change, Massachusetts weighs two bills that could make the state a trendsetter. By…

Northeastern states moving on carbon pricing

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Northeastern states moving on carbon pricing Most of the New England states, plus New York, are moving toward a carbon pricing effort in light of increasing intransigence at the federal…

Opinion: Putting a price on carbon has benefits

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Opinion: Putting a price on carbon has benefits By Megan Amsler March 27, 2017  The communities within South Coast, Cape Cod and the Islands are geographically defined by water and are…

Carbon fees good for climate and business

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Carbon fees good for climate and business By John Abrams August 23, 2017  Most of us have been exposed to the idea that taking action against climate change will harm business.…

Climate Change Talks: Interview with Jennifer Benson from Massachusetts House of Representatives

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Climate Change Talks: Interview with Jennifer Benson from Massachusetts House of Representatives    

Your car is a big environmental nemesis, and Mass. is stepping in

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Your car is a big environmental nemesis, and Mass. is stepping in By David Abel GLOBE STAFF   NOVEMBER 13, 2017 Over the past decade, Massachusetts has made significant progress in reducing its…

Our Turn: The very real impact of climate change in New Hampshire

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  Our Turn: The very real impact of climate change in New Hampshire Senator MARTHA FULLER CLARK and REBECCA HAMILTON Thursday, July 27, 2017 When it comes to combating climate…

Ann Arbor calling on Congress to impose carbon fees to reduce emissions

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  Ann Arbor calling on Congress to impose carbon fees to reduce emissions August 23, 2017 By Ryan Stanton ANN ARBOR, MI - Ann Arbor is calling on federal lawmakers to…

Surge of Carbon Pricing Proposals Coming in the New Year

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Surge of Carbon Pricing Proposals Coming in the New Year The state measures could save hundreds of millions of tons in carbon emissions over the next decade. by James Temple December…

Trudeau government to introduce new law in 2018 to make polluters pay

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Trudeau government to introduce new law in 2018 to make polluters pay By Mike De Souza  November 27th 2017 Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna has confirmed that the free…

Massachusetts House should act on climate change

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Massachusetts House should act on climate change States must step up after US leaves Paris accord ROB A. DELEO Nov 16, 2017 LESS THAN TWO DAYS after Syria signed the Paris…

Mass. needs to put a price on carbon

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Mass. needs to put a price on carbon Actions must back words if we want to be a climate leader  By Senator Michael Barrett and Representative Jennifer Benson  November 15,…

Rep. Jennifer Benson’s bill receives support

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Rep. Jennifer Benson’s bill receives support July 3, 2017 Legislators, activists, academics, clergy members and others gathered on June 20 in the Gardner Auditorium to offer support for Rep. Jennifer Benson’s…

Will Massachusetts Enact a Carbon Tax?

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Will Massachusetts Enact a Carbon Tax? Wednesday, October 11, 2017 By Brook J. Detterman Massachusetts could be the first state in the U.S. to enact an economy-wide carbon tax.  In January…