Emily Hardt posted about #SpeakUpCharlie on Facebook 2017-03-29 10:20:08 -0400Trump just slashed Clean Power Plan. Call Gov. Baker & tell him to stand up for MA & climate! #SpeakUpCharlie
Urge Governor Baker to release a clean energy roadmap for Massachusetts.
On June 1, President Trump abandoned our nation’s responsibility to participate in the global response to the climate crisis. Two days later, after receiving hundreds of constituent phone calls, Gov. Baker signed Massachusetts on to the US Climate Alliance, a coalition of states pledging to uphold the Paris Agreement at the state level.
The next step is for Baker to release a roadmap to get Massachusetts back on track to meet or exceed the 25% carbon reduction by 2020 required by state law, which is necessary for our state to do its part in to meet the carbon reduction targets stipulated in the Paris Agreement.
Please take two minutes to call Governor Baker at 617-725-4005. Use these talking points or your own words (it counts to leave a message):
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[Introduce yourself and provide your address.]
I am calling to thank Gov. Baker for adding Massachusetts to the US Climate Alliance and to urge him to release a roadmap to get Massachusetts back on track to meet 25% carbon reduction by 2020 as required by Massachusetts law.
Do you know when Gov. Baker plans to release his specific plans to meet this mandated carbon reduction target?
[Don't forget to thank the staff person for her or his time!]
Emily Hardt donated 2017-06-14 01:47:00 -0400
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Marcy Reed, the president of National Grid in MA, has been a long-term and enthusiastic supporter of offshore wind. Now, the fate of the nation's first offshore wind farm lies in her hands. By reinstating National’s Grid commitment to buy 50% of the power from Cape Wind, she can save the nation’s first offshore wind farm, help create thousands of jobs, and move toward securing Massachusetts’ clean energy future.4,035 signatures
Dear Marcy Reed, President of National Grid in Massachusetts,
We need National Grid to be a leader to help Massachusetts transition from fossil fuels to alternatives like wind.
Massachusetts cannot afford the cost of continuing to dump pollution recklessly into the atmosphere. Rising global temperatures disrupt the livelihoods, and lives, of everyone. Climate change is having serious effects here in Massachusetts, including more frequent and severe storms and especially rising sea levels.
Adding gas pipelines only increases our dependence on fossil fuels. We need wind turbines, not gas pipelines, to move Massachusetts toward a clean energy economy. The Cape Wind project, in particular, is a vital step toward a sustainable future, and its fate is in your hands.
Please redouble your efforts to move away from fossil fuels by renewing your commitment to the Cape Wind project and by pledging your support for future wind energy projects.
Emily Hardt donated 2017-03-23 14:41:59 -0400
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