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.
Our energy usage burns fossil fuels that emit greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. When you Make the Switch, Mass Audubon's partner, Green Energy Consumers Alliance, matches your electricity use with local green power energy.
That means they bring power from wind, solar, and other renewable sources to the collective grid on your behalf—all without changing your regular utility company.
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.
First, find out if your municipality is participating. If it's not, contact your municipality to start the process. If your community is already participating, be sure you are enrolled in the program and have "opted up" to the highest percentage of green power offered by contacting your electricity supplier.
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.
Earlier this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its sixth major report on the science of climate change. Condensing scientific evidence from 14,000 studies, its findings paint a stark view of our future. Using the strongest language ever used by IPCC scientists, the report confirms with “unequivocal” certainty for the first time that human activity continues to contribute to climate change. It also issues a clarion call to avoid the worst-case scenario that otherwise looms […]