Listen to a conversation with Senator Mike Barrett about the new climate legislation.
The new roadmap sets aggressive goals for reduction of greenhouse gases over the next three decades. We will need to work very hard to achieve the goals we have set with this legislation.
We are likely to set a goal of “net zero” green house gas emissions in 2050 for Massachusetts. Why “net zero?”
The Senate passed three bills to address contributing factors of climate change, act against global warming, and move towards clean energy.
The Senate Ways and Means Committee just released a bold, thoughtful and comprehensive package of bills designed to accelerate our move away from fossil fuels.
As we seek to expand and improve transit services, we need to keep ridership in mind. Of course, this makes economic sense, but it also makes environmental sense — mass transit vehicles are large and require a lot of energy for propulsion.