With climate policy central to the incoming presidential administration, Maine can expect more federal support to implement its new Climate Action Plan.
With the gasoline era coming to a close, how can a rural, aging and economically challenged state navigate a path to electrified transportation?
To achieve the legislated goal of decarbonizing Maine by 2050, the state must dramatically expand renewable power generation and transmission. Overcoming negative public opinion in the wake of the Hydro-Quebec corridor debate is just one obstacle in the way.
Widespread desire for climate action in Maine could prompt bipartisan legislation in 2021.
In a week that saw a key permit awarded to the New England Clean Energy Connect project, environmental groups and citizen activists have again ramped up opposition efforts.
Work commutes have declined during the pandemic, but Maine needs to log even fewer vehicle miles to meet the state’s climate goals.
Maine’s climate plan must address the growing number of people moving here in the wake of catastrophes elsewhere.
This year’s potato harvest was met with an unrelenting drought that diminished crops and tied up water resources for Aroostook County farmers.
The New England Fisheries Management Council will vote Sept. 30 on changing its requirements for groundfish monitoring, which helps inform scientists about the health of fish stocks and determine quotas for different species caught each year.
Maine’s climate plan will need to address marked disparities in storm preparedness within the state, and better support the communities that are most vulnerable and least prepared.
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