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


Cooler Concord : WAYS TO SAVE

The main opportunities to reduce CO2 emissions and save money can be seen in this pie chart from the Union of Concerned Scientists, showing the fractions of CO2 coming from different functions of a typical household.The list below are are helpful guides of the ways you can save.

Energy Use Pie Chart

Home Heating and Cooling
Programmable Thermostats and Cooling
LED Lighting
Sustainable Yards
Low Carbon Diet
Transportation
Home Energy Use - Appliances
Hot Water
Weatherize Your Home


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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