“Science doesn't care if we’re first in the nation… better than bad isn't good enough when it comes to climate.”
It’s up to you, because “people in power give lip service to the seriousness of the climate crisis, and then they continue to invest in new fossil fuel infrastructure.”
“If passed, it will be the most consequential environmental initiative that the city has passed, possibly ever.”
“If you want to know about the causes, you have to ask, What’s the cause of poverty, violence, and corruption? And that second question is what the Biden administration isn’t asking.”
“In Boston, when we talk about bold, systemic changes, the barriers are never about resources. The barrier is always our political will.”
Our interview with Boston’s Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond
Working with community leaders and facing pandemic devastation and an upcoming election, the mayor strives for a green recovery. What is her team up against?
The measure sets the stage for a transformation of the state’s economy.
“It’s just shocking to me for Massachusetts, the state that puts itself forward as this paragon of democracy. Those are just fundamental building blocks of a democratic society.”
As lawmakers consider Baker’s amendments to climate bill, the fight for environmental justice continues.