Daniel Sosland

President, Acadia Center

Stories by Daniel Sosland

Merrimack Valley tragedy offers climate change opportunity

Merrimack Valley tragedy offers climate change opportunity

Rebuild where necessary, but let’s go greener where possible

IN THE LAST TWO MONTHS, we have once again witnessed the human and financial impact of the world’s addiction to fossil fuels: forest fires in the Arctic; devastated communities and lives in the Carolinas and Florida; and, sadly, here at home, the loss of life and treasure from the explosions in Lawrence, Andover, and North(...)

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House energy bill must be scaled up

House energy bill must be scaled up

Wind and hydro proposals too small, narrow

IN THE NEXT TWO MONTHS, Massachusetts has the opportunity to reorient the energy system away from risky over-reliance on fossil fuels and toward a stable clean energy future.  The opportunity is created by two trends upending the electric power sector.  First, aging power plants have become increasingly uneconomical, prompting a turnover of almost one-third of the region’s(...)

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