When it comes to fighting climate change, everyone can make a difference. As a way to inspire you to act in both big and small ways, take a monthly climate pledge! Together we can act on climate and create meaningful impacts.
The food we eat, where it comes from, and what we do with it when we are finished can have a significant impact on an individual’s carbon footprint. Ready to take action for your health and the health of our planet? Pledge to become a sustainable food consumer and encourage others in your life to do the same.
In recent years, the transportation sector has surpassed power plants as the largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the US. The low cost of fuel, American’s desire for bigger vehicles, and continued sprawling development that requires more individuals rely on automobiles to move around has driven a steady uptick in vehicle emissions. Reduce your carbon footprint by taking the Green Transportation Pledge.
We can usually predict when peak energy events will occur a few days in advance, so if we plan accordingly, consumers can reduce their reliance on the dirtiest and most expensive power generators. Find out how >
Any good farmer will tell you that good compost is one of the best soil amendments around. What you should also know is that composting helps alleviate climate change.
Planting trees is a strategy to fight climate change that can be implemented now and offers more additional benefits than nearly any other climate change solution.
Water is a precious resource and our use (or misuse) of water has a direct impacts on our energy footprint. Make a commitment to being more conscious water and energy consumers for the good of people and the planet.
Take a pledge to start three conversations about climate change with people I care about over the next month.
Take the Mass Audubon Climate Change Pledge to address climate change through individual and collective action for the good of people and the planet. Learn More >
Climate Blog Posts
The food we eat, where it comes from, and what we do with it when we are finished can have a significant impact on an individual’s carbon footprint. According to the USDA, 10% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the United States come from agriculture, but this statistic does not tell the whole story of […]
If you’ve been following the news about the youth-led climate strikes, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about, and been inspired by, Greta Thunberg. This 16-year-old from Sweden has galvanized millions worldwide to speak out about the climate crisis and demanded that world leaders take meaningful action on this urgent issue. At her most recent […]
Friday’s Youth Climate Strike was beyond inspiring. Reports estimate that about 4 million people participated in the strikes worldwide. Staff from Mass Audubon participated in strikes in Boston, Worcester, Northampton, Wellesley, Lexington, Providence, Martha’s Vineyard, and more. Check out five photos from the strike and see more on our Instagram story.