- Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA)
Legislation: Chapter 298 of the Acts of 2008
- Overview of the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA)
The GWSA requires Massachusetts to set economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals to achieve reductions of as much as 25 percent below 1990 statewide levels by 2020, and 80 percent below those levels by 2050.
- Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) Implementation
In August 2008, Massachusetts became one of the first states in the nation to move forward with a comprehensive regulatory program to address climate change.