On August 17, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shot down a proposed pipeline tax that would have stuck ratepayers with the bill to construct a new natural gas pipeline. The ruling could effectively stop any new pipeline development in the state, marking a major victory for the tireless efforts of the People Over Pipelines coalition. Below is one student's account of a monumental march that sent a major statement to lawmakers just weeks before the ruling.
ACE recently launched an online version of the ACE Assembly. It’s called Our Climate Our Future, a multimedia climate education experience meant for streaming into the classroom. Since then, more than 2,000 users, over 75% of whom are teachers, have signed up to use this new resource. And, 89% of teachers surveyed rated the website as a 4 or 5, out of 5, for user-friendliness.