State/Region

Organizations, agencies, and groups working throughout Massachusetts:

 

The Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) is dedicated to halting the threat of global climate change. They are striving to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, principally carbon dioxide (CO2), in our communities and the state. The MCAN Network is composed of local and statewide groups that have joined together in a cooperative effort. There are 14 local groups and 4 regional or statewide environmental groups in MCAN at present.
http://www.massclimateaction.org/

Since 1966, Conservation Law Foundation has used the law, science, policymaking, and the business market to find pragmatic, innovative solutions to New England’s toughest environmental problems.
http://www.clf.org/

Massachusetts Light and Power, a Commonwealth interfaith group,  focuses on energy conservation.
www.mipandl.org/

The greater Boston Group of the Sierra Club:   “We are environmental activists who focus on a issues that affect the quality of life in our region including urban sprawl, air quality, transportation, and the preservation of open space.”
http://www.sierraclubmass.org/groups/gbg/gbg.html

Massachusetts Audubon has been working on environmental issues for years;  this section has information on renewable energy.
http://www.massaudubon.org/renewableenergy/

Massachusetts Audubon’s list of what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint.
http://www.massaudubon.org/renewableenergy/whatcanido.php

Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs: Green Communities. The Green Communities Division empowers the Commonwealth’s cities and towns to reduce their energy use and their carbon footprint on the journey towards healthier communities and stronger economies.
http://www.mass.gov/pageID=eoeeasubtopic&L=3&L0=Home&L1=Energy%2c+Utilities+%26+Clean+Technologies&L2=Green+Communities&sid=Eoeea