Elise Harmon is a senior journalism student at Northeastern University. She is the managing editor of Northeastern’s independent student newspaper, The Huntington News, and has worked for The Boston Globe and BostInno.
This summer, Bay Staters witnessed the passage of a landmark renewable energy bill laying out requirements for wind and solar power generation over the next 10 years. Now, four months later, the Massachusetts state government, energy providers, and independent organizations… Continue Reading →
The election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States has left many environmentalists fearing for the future of the planet. Trump’s administration is likely to reverse gains that the US has made in lowering its greenhouse gas… Continue Reading →
This year, the United States hit a big milestone: one million solar installations country-wide, enough to power 5.5 million homes. According to the Solar Energies Industries Association (SEIA), it will only take two more years to double the number of… Continue Reading →
New England’s nuclear power plants appear to be on their way out, with one of the region’s three nuclear power plants permanently closed and one slated to shut down within the next three years. The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant… Continue Reading →
Plants in New England’s tidal marshes may not be able to spread inland fast enough to keep up with the pace of rising sea levels over the coming decades, concludes a recent study at the journal Biological Conservation. “In southern… Continue Reading →