News and Updates
A new poll demonstrates and an overwhelming majority (75%) of Massachusetts voters are willing to spend an extra $10/month on energy bills to reduce GHG emissions. The poll was conducted by WBUR and more information is available here.
A new study published in the journal Science links neonicotinoid usage with fewer queen bees as well as trouble surviving the winter for both honey bees and wild bee populations. There have been mixed lab-based studies on the impact of neonicotinoids, and this study sought to investigate real-world impacts across 33 field sites in Europe. […]
A new budget provision in New York will provide $50,000 to study incentives for climate-smart farming practices, including tax credits, grants, and other programs. Assemblywoman Didi Barrett originally introduced the proposal as a standalone Carbon Farming Act (A3281) but was able to incorporate it into the state budget where she can help implement the study […]
Over 550 Legislators Representing 45 States Commit to State Action on the Paris Climate Agreement and Oppose Trump’s Withdrawal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 21, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington State Senator Kevin Ranker, California State Senator Kevin de León, Massachusetts State Senator Michael Barrett, and over 550 state legislators from across the country issued a statement today committed to maintaining U.S. leadership on fighting climate change and adhering to the Paris Climate Agreement. […]