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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
The climate crisis is a crucial campaign issue
Those who believe in global warming must vote accordingly.
Americans want climate change news. Media should give it to them
More than 7 in 10 Americans (72 percent) say that if there is a connection between an extreme weather event and climate change, they want to hear about it in the news.
The climate case against Ed Markey
As a senator, Markey has played a big role fighting the climate crisis. As one of the main congressional critics of nuclear power in the 1980s, he also played a big role creating it.
The president’s environmental plunder
Trump's latest moves to open up oil-drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and roll back methane regulations will have lasting consequences.
IDEAS | Bina Venkataraman
Q&A: The ocean as hero, not victim
A marine biologist talks about the fate of coastal cities, protecting the ocean, and why fighting climate change means engaging communities of color.
Parking lots across the state present a big opportunity for solar
What could it look like if municipalities, shopping malls, and institutions across the Commonwealth turned parking lots into community shared solar enterprises for everyone’s benefit?
Nikayla Jefferson and Leah C. Stokes
Our racist fossil fuel energy system
The fossil fuel economy is killing Black Americans.
Jeanne Shaheen and Sheldon Whitehouse
Crashing coastal property values and the economic fallout of climate change
Climate change is already impacting New England coastal property. Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island have already lost $403 million in coastal property value.
Communities of color hit hardest by heat waves
Like COVID-19, severe heat waves are not an “equal opportunity” health threat. The most disinvested neighborhoods — those dominated by buildings, pavement, and parking lots — are hit the hardest.
We need a Water New Deal too
Like climate change, our water challenges are in equal part environmental, economic, and social equity issues in nature. Also like climate change, water will pose huge problems if it isn't addressed now.