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 >
When Harriet Lawrence Hemenway and Minna B. Hall founded Mass Audubon in 1896, they were committed to ending the cruel practice of killing birds for fashion. Since then, Mass Audubon has continued its dedication to protecting birds through the threats they’ve faced over the decades – and now that means addressing climate change. North, North, and Away Both plants and animals live in predictable environments, […]
Climate change impacts all of us. Along with sea level rise, we’re seeing extreme weather, inland and coastal flooding, and severe heat at a greater frequency and intensity. To adapt to climate change means to prepare for impacts like these, and one way that Mass Audubon is acting is through protecting and restoring nature. That’s […]
Nature surrounds us and supports us, whether a large forest a few miles away or a street tree right in front of your home. The nature around you provides a number of services that help us withstand the impacts of climate change. So nature based solutions, like protecting existing natural areas and restoring damaged habitats, […]