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 >
Sunlight has been an important tool for humans for centuries, from tracking time via sundials to starting fires through a magnifying glass. Over a series of discoveries and novel inventions, scientists were able to develop special metal cells that expand what we can use sunlight for by turning it into energy. A Brief History Lesson […]
Ebbing and flowing, tides are a constantly moving part of nature. At high tide, waters creep up the shore, filling salt marshes and covering our beaches. At low tide, we watch the waters pull back, revealing a plethora of exciting marine critters and hidden landscapes to discover. Royally High Heights Tides are influenced by the […]
There are not-so-hidden messages in the weather and storm trends we’ve been seeing. What does it mean when our winters are shorter and milder or when we experience an increase in storm-induced flooding? It means our climate is changing. Climate Versus Weather While weather refers to short-term changes to the atmosphere, climate encompasses long-term trends […]