Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

Pipelines reflecting sunset. Photo credit Amy Johansson / Shutterstock

Urge Governor Baker to say no to fracked gas

Tell Governor Baker that you don’t want new fracked gas infrastructure in Massachusetts.  

Recent Actions

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make the projects impossible to complete.

Help Massachusetts do more to expand solar to low-income communities!

Massachusetts’ solar program, Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART), isn’t working for many.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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October 1, 2019

Clean Water Action's New England Director Cindy Luppi was featured in Boston 25's weather special Climate Matters.

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September 25, 2019

Massachusetts communities are still recovering from the legacy of polluting power plants: mercury in the air, ash in the water. In this video, we interview Clean Water Action’s allies from campaigns across the state, savvy environmental warriors who have lived through environmental pollution and have scored many victories in moving toward a brighter future. 

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch
September 19, 2019

Today EPA announced “See a bloom, give it room”, a contest for high school students to make a video that “promotes awareness of harmful algal blooms” and “how to spot and steer clear of them.” It doesn’t mention what EPA should be doing to stop them.