Posts Tagged ‘ New England ’

As Emissions in Northeast States Decline, Economic Growth Outpaces Nation: Report

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

A new report by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center released today in front of the solar array atop Middletown-based Center Point Office Park, highlights the role that clean energy and environmental policies have played in moving states toward meeting targets for reducing global warming emissions, while challenging claims that actions that reduce emissions undermine economic growth.



Speaking for the trees – The Boston Globe

Oct 11th, 2010 | By

A group of scientists and others believes 70 percent of New England can be protected as forestland – while still leaving room for development, farming, even logging. The key to making this happen? Hundreds of thousands of private landowners.



CT’s power plants at risk from effects of climate change

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By

Sea level rise coupled with an increasing number of coastal storms can lead to enhanced coastal flooding, threatening power plants and other energy infrastructure located on Long Island Sound and its estuaries.

That according to a memo from Kevin E. McCarthy, Principal Analyst, Connecticut Office of Legislative Research that addresses climate change and its potential implications for Connecticut’s water and energy utilities.