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Elders Climate Action Massachusetts mobilizes elders to address climate change while there is still time to protect the well-being of our grandchildren and future generations.

Featured News

Monthly Chapter Meeting – 12/12/2023Beyond Plastic Toys: Sustainable Gift Alternatives

Monthly Chapter Meeting – 12/12/2023
Beyond Plastic Toys: Sustainable Gift Alternatives

We’re into the holiday season, and thinking about gifts for the youngers in our lives. How can we do the holidays up right this year, and make more sustainable choices, with less consumerism contributing to climate change? Our featured speaker from, Kathy Raiz, will clue us into sustainable ideas for gifts and more in her presentation, Beyond Plastic Toys: Sustainable Gift Alternatives

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Confronting the Climate Crisis

Confronting the Climate Crisis

Videos of all three forums are now available:

Session I: Nuclear Power: Expensive Menace or Low-Carbon Solution – Should next-generation nuclear power technology should be pursued as a way to provide clean energy and mitigate climate change?

Session II: Green Banks: Financing Climate Solutions- Green banks on the national level, the workings of an actual green bank, and the plans for the new green bank in Mass.

Session III: Creating Sustainable Systems: Soil, Carbon, and Food – The challenges and opportunities that we need to face in order to make nature-based climate-improving strategies actually work.

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We need your help!

We need your help!

It takes all of us to continue the advocacy and education work of our organization. We are asking you now, as a supporter, to help with some of these expenses, if you are able. Please consider donating to ECA Mass to support chapter activities, educational programs,...

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Legislative News

Chapter Meetings

Monthly Chapter Meeting – 11/14/2023

Monthly Chapter Meeting – 11/14/2023

November’s chapter meeting was our first since the pandemic where we had an opportunity to meet in person or participate via Zoom.  This hybrid meeting was held at the Arlington library, and with just a few technical glitches, it was a success, and we plan to continue...

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Deep Dialogues and Expert Series

Deep Dialogue – 11/27/23After Death Care and Carbon Recycling

Deep Dialogue – 11/27/23
After Death Care and Carbon Recycling

This Deep Dialogue introduced our community to familiar concepts such as green burial, and less known options such as conservation burial, alkaline hydrolysis, and natural organic reduction (human composting). We discussed the opportunity for advocacy to promote alternatives to landfilling and cremation through the passage of proposed legislation to legalize additional options with a lower carbon footprint so that our passing will enhance the Earth instead of increasing the cumulative burden.

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Upcoming Events

ECA Mass Chapter Upcoming Events

Check out our calendar highlighting upcoming meetings, Deep Dialogues presentations, and educational opportunities.


Elders for Climate Action MA Chapter Newsletters

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