"Hours after the Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the national climate effort, Massachusetts released an aggressive new blueprint that speeds up efforts to slash emissions by electrifying buildings and vehicles and transitioning the electricity supply rapidly from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.
The new plan offers a detailed path for what the state must achieve by 2025 and 2030, presenting a vision for accelerating climate action in Massachusetts.
“The Clean Energy and Climate Plan is a comprehensive and balanced plan that will serve as a guide for Massachusetts as we work to achieve ambitious emissions goals and reach Net Zero in 2050 in an equitable and affordable manner,” Governor Charlie Baker said in a statement."
Continue reading the Boston Globe article
Gov Baker's press release -> https://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-releases-massachusetts-clean-energy-and-climate-plan-for-2025-and-2030
Updated plan (PDF) -> https://www.mass.gov/doc/clean-energy-and-climate-plan-for-2025-and-2030/download
Appendices to plan (PDF) -> https://www.mass.gov/doc/appendices-to-the-clean-energy-and-climate-plan-for-2025-and-2030/download
The Clean Energy and Climate plan webpage -> https://www.mass.gov/info-details/massachusetts-clean-energy-and-climate-plan-for-2025-and-2030
CommonWealth Magazine also provides coverage on the updated net zero plan
Ted McIntyre and I have a series on "Making Sense of Climate." As it is based upon how the state is doing on meeting goals of the roadmap, this new update will be part of future discussions. You can listen to the prior episodes here
|CommonWealth Magazine: "State sets carbon targets for 2025, 2030"|