To support the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to implement and enforce the Clean Air Act, and to push EPA to enact regulations and policies that improve air quality, especially those that affect coal-fired power plants.
To reduce energy use throughout the health care sector, and to encourage the sector to assume an advocacy role in defending the Clean Air Act and EPA’s authority to regulate air emissions.
To enrich the quality of life in New Hampshire by improving the environment and conserving natural resources.
To provide general support.
To reaffirm Connecticut’s leadership role in the national discussion on climate change by promoting policies and investments in energy efficiency and clean energy.
To advance policies and instigate actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New England to 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, the interim goal needed to attain 80 percent reductions by 2050.
To defend Maine’s strong climate and clean energy standards and programs against efforts to weaken them.
To support the adoption of a low carbon fuel standard in New England as the best near-term solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.
To advance a regional low carbon fuel standard in New England in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with petroleum fuels used for transportation and reduce the region’s dependence on oil.
To build a popular movement to reduce consumption of oil in New England and the mid-Atlantic states that yields commitments by policymakers to undertake the appropriate administrative actions and policy reforms (such as the low carbon fuel standard).