Joel Wool - Energy Advocate

Photo licensed via Creative Commmons: Harald Pettersen/Statoil

Donald Trump can't stop the transition to clean energy

October 10, 2017

Donald Trump and his acolyte Scott Pruitt may want to abolish the Clean Power Plan - a policy that frankly could have been stronger in the first place - but they can't stop the transition to clean energy, or, more pertinent their own interests, the decline of coal.

Mass Power Forward Lobby day - meeting with Sen. Chang-Diaz office

Hundreds Flock to the MA State House for Clean Power

February 7, 2017

Climate deniers may have taken control of the White House, but here in Massachusetts - and states across the country - residents are pushing for clean power. The Mass Power Forward coalition, which Clean Water Action helps convene, recently held a lobby day to push for clean energy like wind and solar, promote environmental justice, push back against fracked gas pipeline expansion and secure just transition at shutting power plants like Pilgrim Nuclear.

Massachusetts Gas Leaks

Infographic on Massachusetts Gas Leaks

June 30, 2016

This just in from the infographic corner––our Clean Energy Intern, Victoria, has put together an awesome visual to share the impact of gas leaks on Massachusetts.

Photo licensed via Creative Commmons: Harald Pettersen/Statoil

MA Senate Releases Comprehensive Energy Bill

June 27, 2016

Massachusetts, it's time to take action on climate change! 

Photo licensed via Creative Commmons: Harald Pettersen/Statoil

Massachusetts House Releases "Ominous" Energy Bill, and It's Not Scary At All!

May 24, 2016

The Massachusetts Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy released a much-anticipated energy "omnibus" bill on May 23rd. The current language focuses on offshore wind and hydropower, with state senators vocally pushing for more comprehensive legislation that includes energy efficiency and storage. Notably––after months of advocacy––the bill omits language on gas pipelines contained in earlier drafts.

Photo by TNS Sofres, licensed Creative Commons, sourced from

On Solar, Massachusetts Legislators Should Listen to Daft Punk

March 24, 2016

On clean energy, we all have to work Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.