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Northeast Strengthens Carbon Goals as Federal Rules Fade

“If you add it up, the RGGI states are the sixth-largest economy in the world. This is a significant development,” said Peter Shattuck, who directs the clean energy initiative at the Boston-based Acadia Center. “It shows states picking up on climate action in the wake of the Paris withdrawal.”

Read the full article from E&E News on Scientific American here.

Nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative further clamps down on power sector emissions

The Boston-based Acadia Center said the bipartisan governors are “filling the void of irresponsible federal policy” and at “the vanguard of climate action following the Trump administration’s misguided decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord.”

Read the full article from Mass Live here, also published in The Springfield Republican.