Fifteen out of twenty-nine sitting Republican governors deny climate science despite the overwhelming level of scientific consensus. None of the country’s Democratic governors have made public statements denying climate change.
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FirstEnergy, the utility pushing for legislation to gut the clean energy and efficiency standards, isn't trumpeting that the law has helped customers save $2 for every $1 they spend on efficiency projects.
Deval Patrick is finishing up his second term as Governor of Massachusetts this year, but instead of fading into the role of a lame duck, he said something on Friday that it’s possible no sitting governor has said before.