News Release | Environment New Hampshire

EPA Opens Comment Period for Historic Carbon Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency officially opened a comment period today for its proposed rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants. Scientists warn that extreme weather will continue to worsen without dramatic cuts in the carbon pollution fueling global warming.

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Hampshire Takes Action to Reduce Climate-Altering Carbon Pollution

On December 3rd, New Hampshire’s Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules finalized improvements to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a pioneering effort to clean up climate-altering carbon pollution from power plants. The rules, which go into effect on January 1st, will reduce power plant pollution in the region by 15 percent with the decade.

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

205 New Hampshire Small Businesses Call for Action on Global Warming

PORTSMOUTH, NH - Today, Environment New Hampshire delivered overwhelming public support for stopping global warming -- including a letter (below) signed by 205 small businesses in New Hampshire -- to U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). 

 

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Hampshire Urged to Strengthen Cap on Climate-Altering Carbon Pollution

CONCORD—Today, Environment New Hampshire joined other environmental, public health and business organizations in urging state officials to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program designed to limit climate-altering pollution from power plants. At a public hearing on proposed amendments to the program, organizations including ENE (Environment Northeast) and Conservation Law Foundation highlighted the success of the program to date and the need for continued action.

News Release | Environment New Hampshire

New Climate Science Report Shows that Reducing Global Warming Pollution Is Urgent

Today, further solidifying the need to cut carbon and tackle global warming to protect future generations, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change officially released their latest report on global warming, which provides powerful evidence that reducing emissions of climate-changing pollution is critically important and urgent.

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