Creating a Legacy of Change
Elders Climate Action is a non-partisan movement of elders committed to making our voices heard.
We are determined to change our nation’s energy policies while there is still time to avoid catastrophic changes in the earth’s climate.
Because of this concern and because we vote consistently, elders are in a unique position to influence national policy.
We are committed to using our voices, our votes, and our collective power to push for policies that will
reduce greenhouse gases to a level consistent with life thriving on our planet.
While it saddens us to do so, the Leadership Team of the Elders Climate Action Massachusetts Chapter is compelled to make a statement regarding the perilous condition of the American democracy and the consequences of the upcoming election for the treatment of...Read More
Read our monthly newsletter for the latest Massachusetts climate news, analysis, and actions you can take to make a difference. Keep informed about our chapter meetings, educational events, and ways to connect with other elders who are working to fight cl...Read More
Each year we are seeing new temperature records along with increasingly frequent severe weather – hurricanes, floods, and droughts. Forest fires along the west coast are becoming widespread along with mass deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, rapidly melt...Read More
Please join the community of over 1,000 people who follow ECA Massachusetts on Facebook! Every day we publish and promote an eclectic set of events, information, news reports, opinion pieces and personal reflections on the science and politics of climate chan...Read More
By Maiyim Baron (ECA Massachusetts Leadership Team), with help from Janet Sinclair (Save Massachusetts Forests) Tuesday September 29 was a warm sunny day, and Boston area ECA members drove out to meet fellow member Bart Bouricius at the Quabbin Reservoir n...Read More
For over a century flowing water has been used to generate electricity and today hydroelectric energy provides a significant share of electricity in the U.S. and globally. But hydroelectric power is controversial because of the environmental and human effect...Read More
August 2, 2020. It happened! With three days left before the scheduled end of the legislative session on July 31st, the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee favorably reported out “An Act creating a 2050 Roadmap to a Clean and Thriving Commonwe...Read More
July 17, 2020. In the final countdown to the end of the legislative session, Elders Climate Action and seventeen other advocacy organizations held a Virtual Rally on July 15. Over 260 participants attended to advocate for passage of H3983, An Act to create a ...Read More
Biomass and bioenergy are often thought of as using wood for heat or electricity or using corn for ethanol. It is now known the use of this type biomass has many problems not the least of which is savings of greenhouse gas emissions relative to fos...Read More