Environment Maine Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

In order to address climate change, the shipping industry must dramatically reduce global warming emissions by electrifying their trucking fleets.

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Anya Fetcher
State Director

Many in Maine, like me, make their roadtripping dreams a reality by visiting our state’s most iconic parks and landscapes. They shouldn’t have to pollute the air when they do it by driving a gas-powered vehicle.

As we celebrate the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument’s fifth birthday, the only thing it really needs is full protection.

We need to stop the monarch's rapid descent toward extinction 

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Here’s the play by play of my journey to install a heat pump heating/cooling system in our cottage.

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife.

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been protected for 21 of the last 25 years, it’s time to restore full protection.