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 >
My connection to nature sparked as a kid in the eighties. I owned a bug box – my grandmother’s neighbor made them in bulk and then let the kids on the block decorate them. It was a simple wooden construction with a panel door that swung sideways and up, with fine mesh netting that let the bugs […]
Our coasts are home to valuable habitats and beloved species. To protect them from climate change and understand how vulnerable these important regions are, Mass Audubon’s Climate Adaptation Ecologist, Dr. Danielle Perry, PhD, laces up her work boots and jumps headfirst into cordgrass and salt water. Why Study Vulnerability When a habitat is vulnerable to […]
Born from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st summit, the Paris Agreement pledges to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius. This agreement was pivotal, demonstrating international dedication to collectively reducing and mitigating the effects of climate change. Since its inception in 2015, about 188 of the attending 197 countries have ratified the agreement. Last week, however, the United […]