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
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
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
Did you know that only 2.5% of water on Earth is fresh water? And only a small portion of that fresh water is available, at the surface in lakes and rivers, and in groundwater, to sustain human, plant and animal life. Floods, drought and extreme weather are m...Read More
Massachusetts has 1 million acres of public forests, which play a critical role in removing and storing carbon, and helping to achieve the net-zero climate goals of the Massachusetts Next Generation Roadmap Law. So why does the Department of Conservation and ...Read More
It has become clear that climate change and biodiversity loss present equal threats to human existence and a habitable planet. These interrelated crises need to be acted on simultaneously to avoid worsening them both. Amy Meltzer of our Res...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