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Broad coalition calls for stricter Northeast climate pact

The Boston Globe covers the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), with energy program director Rob Sargent providing key information.

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Report: USA's heavy rain events rising due to climate change

Nearly a year after the remnants of Hurricane Irene unleashed devastating floods in much of Vermont, a new report by an environmental group says extreme downpours and snowfalls are the new normal — up 85 percent in New England since 1948.

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Powering Down Oil?

Near an electric charging station in Arlington recently, Environment America, an environmental advocacy organization, urged citizens to use cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars to help the environment and cut costs for households during a press conference.

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Mitt Romney worked to combat climate change as governor

During his first 18 months as governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney spent considerable time hammering out a sweeping climate change plan to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions.

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Vt. on verge of enacting nation's 1st statewide hydraulic fracturing ban; gov's OK needed

Vermont appears on the verge of enacting the nation's first statewide ban of a hotly debated natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing.

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