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How clean energy naysayers help China and hurt American workers
Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. As a driver of an (American-made) EV myself, I know firsthand the amount of money I have already saved compared to when I drove the gas-powered version of the same model. And that is before considering the benefit to our air quality and the climate and how fun it is to drive.
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New loan program aims to bring clean energy upgrades to low-income households
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New loan program aims to bring clean energy upgrades to low-income households
Clean energy home improvements can be costly, and even with rebate programs, access for low- and moderate-income homeowners can feel out of reach.
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Opinion
Black workers are being left out of the clean energy boom
Several advocacy groups — E2, Alliance to Save Energy, American Association of Blacks in Energy, Energy Efficiency for All, and Black Owners of Solar Services — released a report in 2021 noting disparities in the presence of Black workers in the clean energy market.
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Investing in tomorrow: Clean energy as the path to prosperity for all
On Earth Day 1993, I delivered the first major speech of my life. It was in New York City’s Bryant Park, kicking off a nationwide tour to rally opposition to the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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Kerry Bowie builds diversity bridge between green-tech science and commerce
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Kerry Bowie builds diversity bridge between green-tech science and commerce
A self-described “jack-of-all-trades,” Kerry Bowie has tried his hand at a number of jobs while moving through the orbit of environmental fields. Throughout it all, he’s been driven by the goal of putting science to use by and for the broadest possible community.
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Panel aims to balance clean energy impact
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Panel aims to balance clean energy impact
A state commission that Gov. Maura Healey established by executive order in late September is to make recommendations on expediting the creation of clean energy infrastructure in Massachusetts.
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Clean energy grants promote diversity
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Clean energy grants promote diversity
New grants from the Massachusetts state government aim to lower barriers for underserved and underrepresented populations entering clean energy careers and businesses.
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Wu, Markey celebrate climate change victory
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Wu, Markey celebrate climate change victory
U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu jointly praised the United States Senate’s approval of a bill that will boost efforts to combat global warming and cut back demand for fossil fuels through an unprecedented $350 billion in clean energy tax credits, among other measures.
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards joined U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley last week in a press conference in Piers Park to promote clean energy jobs and environmental justice for the community of East Boston.
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