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
Last week, Mass Audubon’s Climate Change Program Director, Alexandra Vecchio, took over our Instagram story to answer your questions about climate change and cities for our First Friday Climate Action Ask Me Anything (AMA). Here were the top three most asked questions: Q: Does climate change affect cities differently? A: Yes, because of what lies inside […]
We can see climate change’s impacts on the health of our world all around us, right here in Massachusetts. Our friends, families, and neighbors have to adapt (just like wildlife and plants) to new and heightened threats – and one of those is a threat to public health. Warm, Warmer, Too Hot Warming temperatures bring […]
As one of the world’s largest, natural carbon sinks (a sponge that sucks up rampant carbon dioxide emissions) the ocean is working incredibly hard to balance the impacts of climate change. Unfortunately, that means a lot is changing inside our waters: from warming temperatures to acidification, climate change’s effects on our ocean are impacting us, […]