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.
The ECA Massachusetts Legislative Team has identified a final list of six bills that will be our top priority for advocacy this legislative session. We also selected 12 bills that are second priority. We received and reviewed more than 40 comments from member...Read More
By Michael Sales. As discussed in our April 26 Deep Dialogue and recent ECA Massachusetts newsletters, President Biden has proposed an ambitious climate plan and assembled an experienced, talented and diverse team to turn his aspirations into reality.&nb...Read More
ECA Mass has issued a policy statement about the climate solutions we support, and why we sometimes differ from the positions taken by friends and allies in the climate movement. ECA Mass believes we should be open to all potentially effective technological, ...Read More
Did you miss one of our ECA Mass “zoom” meetings, or do you want to watch again? You can catch up with videos from our monthly chapter meetings, our periodic Deep Dialogue conversation sessions with experts on important climate issues, and our research team’s...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
Please join the community of over 1,200 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
In support of our mission to combat climate change, the ECA Mass chapter presented an educational series aimed at Massachusetts climate activists who want to understand and participate in the state’s planning to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ...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
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