News Release | Environment New Hamsphire

Climate Change Not So Sweet for Maple Syrup

DURHAM, NH – Pancakes and maple syrup brightens even the darkest corners of cabin fever as days get longer and spring slowly emerges from snow driven days to the official mud season. At the University of New Hampshire’s Halloway Commons, the Climate Impacts Pancake Breakfast highlighted the impacts of climate disruption taking place in New Hampshire on the tasty amber colored syrup. Over 80 people came to enjoy maple syrup, hear the speakers and take action to protect our environment. The forum was hosted by the UNH Sustainability Institute and Student Environmental Action Coalition with sponsors Moms Clean Air Force, Union of Concerned Scientists, League of Conservation Voters, National Wildlife Federation, Environment New Hampshire and New Hampshire Sierra Club.

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“The pen was mightier than the pipeline.” -- Madeline Page, Environment New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH -- As anticipated, President Obama vetoed legislation to force approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Environment New Hampshire’s Madeline Page issued the following statement:

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New Hampshire House Cuts Funding for Energy Efficiency HB 208

CONCORD—Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to completely cut funding for energy efficiency out an important program designed to reduce global warming pollution from power plants, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (or RGGI). By a vote of 201-154.

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Environment New Hampshire Testimony in Support of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

On January 22, 2014, Environment New Hampshire's Madeline Page and Travis Madsen gave oral and written testimony before the New Hampshire House Energy, Science and Technology Committee in support of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Full written testimony below:

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Report: wind energy, tax credits needed to combat global warming

CONCORD, NH -- The carbon pollution equal to that of Merrimack Station—the state’s dirtiest power plant—could be eliminated in New Hampshire if wind power continues its recent growth trajectory, according to a new analysis by Environment New Hampshire. The analysis comes just as Congress considers whether to renew tax credits critical to wind development.