Emma Foehringer Merchant reports on Greentech Media that Massachusetts has (pending approval from governor Charlie Baker) enacted a net-zero emissions law.
- The legislation set emissions standards as well as scales up offshore wind development.
- While it is encouraging to see a state enact its own climate goals, the heavy reliance on one energy source may hinder the success of these emissions reductions.
- A plan that empowers private sector innovation, as well as incorporating a diverse energy portfolio that includes nuclear energy would ensure more effective emissions reductions.
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