Take the Mass Audubon Climate Change Pledge to address climate change through individual and collective action for the good of people and the planet.
→ STEP 1: Talk to at least 3 people about climate change and help them understand how they can be part of the solution
According to data from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, 70 percent of people in the United States agree that the climate is changing and will cause harm to plants, animals, and humans. But, when asked if people talk about this issue, two-thirds of people in the U.S. say “Never.” This is a real problem. Not talking about climate change fuels the idea that it is a taboo topic, left only to scientists and politicians. It also gives “deniers” a stronger platform.
→ STEP 2: Make adjustments to your daily life by taking 2 individual actions from these carbon-saving categories:
→ STEP 3: Join or initiate 1 community action to climate change, such as:
- Encourage your community to purchase sustainable energy through Green Municipal Aggregation.
- Join a group dedicated to building climate solutions at the local level.
- Advocate for changes in your workplace or school that support reducing the organization’s carbon footprint.
- Support and advocate for policies that will place a price on carbon.
Sign the Mass Audubon Climate Change Pledge
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