Within the next few decades, we can hope that next generation nuclear power plants will become an increasingly important source of safe, clean and reliable electric power. However, from a state policy perspective, our practical focus has to be on other forms of clean power.
Bringing energy generation home to Massachusetts in the form of wind and solar farms will require all of us to accept more of the environmental costs of our energy consumption.
I’m not sure how excited to be about the likelihood of autonomous vehicles.
Achieving our goals for electric vehicle adoption may require supportive national policy, but there is much we can do within Massachusetts.
If we are going to achieve our interim 2030 emissions goal within the transportation sector, either many of us are going to have to keep working from home or many of us are going to have to switch to electric vehicles or both. To achieve our 2050 zero emissions goal we are all going to have to switch to electric vehicles.
Listen to a conversation with Senator Mike Barrett about the new climate legislation.