A new report released today by Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center says that despite recent progress on clean energy, New Hampshire has moved backward on energy efficiency. New Hampshire’s rate of energy savings actually declined from 2007 to 2015, ranking the state last in the country. The only other states that moved backward on efficiency were Florida and Alaska.
This week, New Hampshire and neighboring states presented three possible options for strengthening the best regional clean air and climate protection program in the country, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Today, President Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate progress. The executive order instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the Clean Power Plan, the single largest step the U.S. has taken to limit climate change.
546 organizations, businesses, health professionals, lawmakers and community leaders from the Northeast, called on Governor Sununu and other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to strengthen the nation’s best regional climate and clean air program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).