Green Action

Find out about organizations who work to educate people about climate change and help the environment.

onearth magazine logo Climate CoLab is a project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence. The goal of the Climate CoLab is to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people from all around the world to address global climate change. Check out the current contests to find proposals to support, teams to join, or where you can create your own proposal.

350 logo is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries.

better future project logoBetter Future Project accelerates the growth of a powerful grassroots movement to address the climate crisis to make stronger, healthier, and more resilient communities by advancing a rapid and responsible transition beyond fossil fuels

Concord Food Network is a group of people actively working towards a resilient, sustainable food system in Concord, Carlisle, and surrounding communities in Massachusetts.

mcan logoThe Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) is a statewide organization that coordinates the work of locally organized groups across Massachusetts fighting the climate crisis.

better future project logoWe are mothers, grandmothers, and other caregivers who can no longer be silent and still about the very real danger that climate change poses to our children’s and grandchildren’s future.

climate wire logo Environment & Energy Publishing, the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets."

Natural Resources Defense Council is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

logo The Union of Concerned Scientists helps advance science-based solutions to curb global warming, reduce the threat of nuclear weapons, generate clean and renewable energy, produce more fuel-efficient cars, and much more.

logo Food and Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced.

orion magazine logo Orion Magazine has been alert to the impact of climate change for some time, and these articles have each addressed the issue..

onearth magazine logo OnEarth is a quarterly magazine and website of thought and opinion about the environment.

Living Green

Mothers Out Front to Launch New Campaign

Mothers out in Front March Mothers Out Front’s Concord Team, working collaboratively with ConcordCAN! and other local organizations, played a big role in advocating for the passage of Article 51 at Concord’s April Town Meeting. Implementation of actions authorized by Article 51 is now underway. A new Energy Director will be hired soon.

Article 51 was all about energy goals for Concord’s future; but climate change is not all about energy. Heading into the fall, what comes next? Mothers Out Front is apparently ready to move on to a new campaign focused on methane gas leaks from our aging natural gas infrastructure.

Methane gas is a powerful greenhouse gas-substantially more powerful, in fact, than carbon dioxide. It has been documented that there are at least 115 such leaks in Concord. Such leaks are not only smelly; they are dangerous, damaging, and unwanted.

Other communities have acted to address methane leaks; and now our local MOF team is saying that it is Concords turn. They are inviting us to learn more about the issue and to “be part of an engaged, fun group that wants to see the ball move on resolving this issue.” Click here to see their invitation on Facebook; or email them at Mothers Out Front Concord

Area UU Churches Have Formed a New Collaborative

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First Parish in Concord’s Environmental Leadership Team is now working collaboratively with a coalition of UU churches in the area to plan for coordinated climate justice work. The collaborative is coordinated and facilitated by Evan Seitz, a Climate Justice Organizer working with U.U. Mass Action.

The involved churches include, in addition to First Parish in Concord, FP Arlington; FP Bedford; FP Cambridge; FP Lexington; Follen Church, Lexington; and FP Stow and Acton. This group is focusing this summer on a collaborative approach to advocacy for carbon pricing legislation in Massachusetts.


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