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Inside Clean Energy: The Idea of Energy Efficiency Needs to Be Reinvented

Incremental gains are no longer good enough if the goal is to get carbon dioxide emissions to zero, a researcher argues....

Dan Gearino - 05-02-2022

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Bicycle Friendly States: Massachusetts Tops the List

Massachusetts is the best state for people on bikes, according to the 2022 Bicycle Friendly States.

James Brasuell - 05-02-2022

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Ending the sale of gas cars by 2030 was a radical idea. What changed?

7 factors driving the switch to electric vehicles.

Kate Yoder - 05-02-2022

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Warming Trends: Tracking Bird Migration in the Night Sky, Plus the Olympic Mountains’ Rapidly Shrinking Glaciers and a Podcast Focused on Florida’s Polluted Environment

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Wesibrod - 05-02-2022

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The Current Rate of Ocean Warming Could Bring the Greatest Extinction of Sealife in 250 Million Years

Warming, oxygen-starved seas could lead marine species to vanish at a rate matching the planet’s biggest extinction.

Bob Berwyn - 05-02-2022

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Warming Trends: Smelly Beaches in Florida Deterred Tourists, Plus the Dearth of Climate Change in Pop Culture and Threats to the Colorado River

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katlyn Weisbrod - 04-25-2022

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Want to Elect Climate Champions? Here’s How to Tell Who’s Really Serious About Climate Change

These tools and scorecards will help you find candidates truly committed to environmental issues.

Marianne Lavelle - 04-25-2022

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The ‘State of the Air’ in America Is Unhealthy and Getting Worse, Especially for People of Color

Millions more are breathing unhealthy air compared to just a few years ago, in large part due to climate change.

Kristoffer Tigue - 04-25-2022

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The new golden age of wildlife in New England - The Boston Globe

After a century of science-based wildlife management, our backyards are booming with animals.

Billy Baker - 04-18-2022

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Hold Virtual Climate Change Conference - CBS Boston

The "Climate Change & Health 2022" Symposium was co-hosted by Mass General's Center for the Environment and Health.

CBS Boston - 04-18-2022

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Boston plans to switch all school buses to electricity by 2030

Boston Schools will be launching an electric school bus pilot program, deploying 20 buses during the next school year.

- 04-13-2022

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Ocean Warming Doubles Odds for Extreme Atlantic Hurricane Seasons

New research shows vulnerable communities need to prepare for more devastating storms, like Harvey.

Bob Berwyn - 04-13-2022

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Climate Change Poses a Huge Threat to Railroads. Environmental Engineers Have Ideas for How to Combat That

Solutions that work in concert with nature could help address climate risks but barriers remain in railroad industry.

Leah Campbell - 04-13-2022

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Biden Administration Launches $1 Billion Conservation Program

A $1 billion program will advance Biden's goal of conserving 30 percent of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030.

Yale - 04-13-2022

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Greenbelt celebrates Earth 'Month' at local properties

Celebrating the coming of Earth Day during the month of April with fun activities in Ipswich and surrounding areas.

Salem news - 04-04-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: US Battery Storage Soared in 2021, Including These Three Monster Projects

Storage industry continues rapid growth despite rising costs. California leads the way.

Dan Gerino - 04-04-2022

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Warming Trends: How Urban Parks Make Every Day Feel Like Christmas, Plus Fire-Proof Ceramic Homes and a Thriller Set in Fracking Country

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 04-04-2022

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Boston ordinance would reduce carbon emissions more than 60% by 2050

Proponents call it the most significant plan to reduce emissions in the city’s history.

Natalie Gale - 03-28-2022

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Warming Trends: Lithium Mining’s Threat to Flamingos in the Andes, Plus Resilience in Bangladesh, Barcelona’s Innovation and Global Storm Warnings

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 03-28-2022

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Bridging the rural-urban energy-efficiency divide

Focusing on the climate pollutions from big cities keeps us blind to the energy burden in low-income communities.

Michelle Moore - 03-28-2022

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3 ways the circular economy is vital for the energy transition

From recycling to circular design, these strategies can create valuable and profitable opportunities, too.

James Pennington - 03-28-2022

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Charlie Baker files $9.7B transportation bond bill, urges quick passage

Replacing the Green Line fleet, the State's move toward EVs, and resilient infrastructure would all get a major boost.

State House News - 03-21-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: Here’s a Cool New EV, but You Can’t Have It

Buyers in Europe can get the new model later this year. But customers in the United States will need to wait until 2024....

Dan Gearino - 03-21-2022

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FERC Says it Will Consider Greenhouse Gas Emissions and ‘Environmental Justice’ Impacts in Approving New Natural Gas Pipelines

One gas advocate said the guidelines would make approvals for new pipelines “next to impossible.”

Zoha Tunio - 03-21-2022

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Warming Trends: Why Walking Your Dog Can Be Bad for the Environment, Plus the Sexism of Climate Change and Taking Plants to the Office

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, and developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 03-21-2022

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We need nature-positive solutions to address the climate crisis

Nature-based solutions and natural climate solutions leave too much room for greenwashing.

Daniel Zarin - 03-21-2022

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As the US Rushes After the Minerals for the Energy Transition, a 150-Year-Old Law Allows Mining Companies Free Reign on Public Lands

1872 law lets miners pay no royalties for minerals they dig from federal land and no restraints on their activities.

Jim Robbins - 03-14-2022

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Latest IPCC Report Marks Progress on Climate Justice

The new report includes more diverse voices and indigenous perspectives.

Bob Berwyn - 03-14-2022

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Inside Clean Energy: Three Charts to Help Make Sense of 2021, a Year Coal Was Up and Solar Was Way Up

Coal, wind and solar gained market share, while natural gas, hydropower and nuclear were down.

Dan Gearino - 03-14-2022

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Offshore wind is the future for Massachusetts

Offshore wind has a lot of potential in this New England state.

The Boston Globe - 03-07-2022

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Five things you can do to fight climate change right now

There are steps to try to lower carbon emissions, mitigate their own impacts, and call on their governments to do more.

The Boston Globe - 03-07-2022

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On climate change, there is no ‘try,’ only ‘do’

The good news is that we can still avoid the worst. There is a window of opportunity to implement meaningful action.

The Boston Globe - 03-07-2022

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For the First Time, Nations Band Together in a Move Toward Ending Plastics Pollution

UN resolution embraces broad definition of the problem that encompasses the life-cycle of plastics.

James Bruggers - 03-07-2022

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Warming Trends: Banning a Racist Slur on Public Lands, and Calculating Climate’s Impact on Yellowstone, Birds and Banks

A column highlighting climate-related studies, innovations, and other developments from the global warming frontier.

Katelyn Weisbrod - 03-07-2022

PAST EVENTS

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Post image event 03-10-2022, 06:00 PM

The Cabot - Coastal Communities Talk Water

The Cabot, 286 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915

*THIS IS A FREE EVENT* Presented in partnership with Green Beverly with support from Salem Sound Coastwatch, Sustainable...

The Cabot

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Post image event 01-26-2022, 05:30 PM - 01-26-2022, 07:00 PM

Community Forum: El Punto, junto

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Resilient Together: El Punto Junto First Community Forum via Zoom. “What is Climate Change and How Does It Affect ...

Resilient Together

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Post image event 01-26-2022, 07:15 PM - 01-26-2022, 08:30 PM

January SERC Meeting 7:15PM-8:30PM

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Salem Sustainability, Energy, and Resiliency Committee (SERC) MeetingThe Committee typically meets the fourth Wedne...

Salem Sustainability, Energy, and Resiliency Committee (SERC)

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Post image event 01-25-2022, 12:00 AM

Community Forum: Salem & Peabody Resilient North River Corridor Project

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Funded by an MVP Action grant, the project continues the design of a multi-use path along the North River’s Harmon...

Stacy Kilb