Launching a sustainability accelerator

Launching a sustainability accelerator

As the Maine Climate Council concluded work on its climate action plan last November, one legislator issued what Sen. Anne Carney (D-Cape Elizabeth) recalled as a “plaintive plea: ‘We have to figure out how to pay for this now.’”  Half of the Council’s work groups...
Much to gain – or lose

Much to gain – or lose

Editor’s Note: The Maine Climate Council submitted its Climate Action Plan to the Legislature on Dec. 1. Topics related to the plan have been covered in a series of Sea Change columns this fall.    The Maine Climate Council’s 15-month process preparing Maine...
The tide is turning

The tide is turning

Editor’s Note: The Maine Climate Council is submitting its Climate Action Plan to the Legislature on Dec. 1. Topics related to the plan have been covered in a series of Sea Change columns this fall.  Alongside the challenges of a raging pandemic, failing health care...
The drive toward vehicle electrification in Maine

The drive toward vehicle electrification in Maine

This article was produced in partnership with the Energy News Network, a nonprofit news site that covers the transition to a clean energy economy from state and regional perspectives.     Only 1 percent of vehicles sold in Maine are electric, yet a few of those...