Reducing Energy, Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Staying Safe

In their report, Food and Water Watch outlines what a $500 billion investment in upgrading the energy efficiency of buildings, over a fifteen-year time span, would achieve.

A Child’s Cancer Leads Mother to Demand Answers

Follow your mom gut. We have been told for years now that we were overreacting.

The Trump Shutdown and the Environment

The EPA has determined that they need only a skeletal staff of 794 workers. It makes you wonder what their 13,000 colleagues were up to.

The Environment 2018: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

BAD NEWS: Trump’s EPA — under the leadership of Andrew Wheeler — has hit its lowest, in its radical agenda to destroy protections against pollution.

GOOD NEWS: Youth climate activism is growing. Example: Swedish 15-year-old Greta Thunberg.

The 2018 IPCC Climate Report Issues Stern Warning

The 2015 Paris Agreement was approved to set limits on global temperature rise from 1.5˚C to 2˚C (2.7˚F to 3.6˚F). This latest report drives home the deadly difference half a degree can make.

“Nelly” —  New Film Looks at Life and Work of Canadian Writer

Arcan was both appreciated and reviled. She was a finalist for the revered French literary awards, the Prix Médicis and the Prix Fémina. Perhaps the public couldn’t forgive her for living the life that she wrote about.

Blake Morris: The Man Who Could Take Down Simcha Felder

Morris is challenging local fixture Simcha Felder — who has run as an unopposed Democrat since 2014. Felder managed the interesting feat of being on the Democratic, Republican, and Conservative lines in 2016.

Women’s Voices Stymie Trump Agenda

Just as mothers understand the pain of others trying to save their children from violence and desperate situations; that children must be defended against the horrors of unregulated guns; they also get that deregulating environmental regulations spells disaster.

Thoughts on July 4th

I believe in an America where people refuse to be silent. We will not be like the Germany citizens who said, “I had no idea what was going on.”

We will resist and we will prevail.

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey: Protecting the Environment

The work we do as state attorneys general isn’t about just one person. It’s about the dedicated women and men in offices across the country who enforce the law and protect people’s rights. Our commitment to protecting the climate and advancing clean energy is unchanged and stronger than ever.