News and Updates
An Act relative to creating energy jobs in Massachusetts, H3473, has a hearing scheduled on 7/18/17 from 10:30 am – 1 pm. The bill, authored by Representative Solomon Goldstein-Rose, includes carbon pricing as a key pillar in its plan to reduce reliance on nonrenewable energy sources.
Summary: The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) seeks a highly motivated employee who will coordinate legislative outreach and track legislation around the country. This position will have an emphasis on energy policy, but will occasionally support other issue areas including water quality and chemical policy. NCEL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working with environmentally […]
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. […]