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.
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
Fair elections are a paramount concern for elders who value the constitutional right to vote and who understand that an election that reflects the will of the people is the cornerstone of a successful democracy. Fair elections are a prerequisite to enviro...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
By Seth Evans, ECA Massachusetts Leadership Team. There are many memes connecting the ideas of crisis and opportunity. Winston Churchill, for example, invoked the idea in the aftermath of World War II, saying, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Many of ...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