Massachusetts is joining Rhode Island, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. to cut greenhouse emissions from cars and trucks by nearly 30% by 2032.
The three states and D.C. have formed the Transportation and Climate Initiative program, or TCI, to get it done. While participants express optimism over what the partnership can accomplish, they are the only four signatories out of 12 parties originally in the negotiations.
We discuss with Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, a key architect of the agreement.
This segment aired on December 22, 2020.