Sen. Mike Barrett has made it a priority over the years to focus on the effect of climate change on Massachusetts. Now, he is taking to the international stage in an effort to galvanize Bay State residents and outside parties into taking immediate action on climate change and its impacts.
“This is the rubber-hits-the-road moment for international climate change negotiations,” Barrett said. “This nitty gritty, close-up question of execution is a tough one. What we need to do in Glasgow is to come up with some international standards for state and city actions.”