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Support Climate Advocacy
In order to achieve carbon neutrality in Massachusetts by 2050, we need your support to enact urgent climate policy that reduces our excess greenhouse gas emissions. Anyone can be a climate advocate! Here's how you can help:
Mass Audubon identifies key climate legislation every year that we advocate for at the state and federal levels. These bills conserve our wildlife, protect our communities, and tackle excess greenhouse gas emissions.
Learn more about these priorities and then visit our Action Center to send letters to your legislators.
Massachusetts allows a city or town to choose its electricity supplier, also known as municipal aggregation. Green Municipal Aggregation adds more renewable energy choices to residential electricity and helps green the grid, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Mass Audubon supports the state's MVP program, which provides support for communities across Massacusetts to consider local strengths and vulnerabilities to climate change and prioritize actions to create a safer and more resilient future.
Find out if your community is already certified as an MVP community. If it is, find out who’s leading local MVP actions by contacting a regional coordinator for information on your municipality's MVP Plan. Then, reach out to this representative with your climate action ideas. If your community is not already MVP certified, contact your municipality to start the process.
Last week, Olivia Barksdale, Mass Audubon’s Conservation Restriction Stewardship Specialist, journeyed into Rutland Brook wildlife sanctuary in Petersham to talk about land, hemlock trees, and climate change. An Overview of Hemlocks Hemlock trees are evergreen conifers that are widely distributed across Massachusetts. They’re a long-lived tree, reaching up to 300-350 years old. You can find […]