Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a clean energy future. Clean Water Action is fighting climate change while working to bridge racial and economic gaps through creative, multi-stakeholder coalitions. Read on for more about our Massachusetts energy campaigns. 

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2018 Clean Water Candidates in Massachusetts

When you go to the polls, be sure to choose candidates who will fight for clean water, clean air and healthy communities. Session after session, the Massachusetts legislature punts when it could kick a field goal for clean energy and environmental justice. Meanwhile, we’re fighting to prevent backsliding in the US Congress every day. Your vote can make the difference between electing legislators who fight for a healthy future and stable climate or maintain the status quo. Climate change is not going to wait for Beacon Hill or Congress to take baby steps.  Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates who represent the environment and will protect Massachusetts

Green Justice Coalition Pushes “Solar For All” in Massachusetts with MA Black and Latino Legislative Caucus

BOSTON – Renters and low-income communities can benefit from solar energy, but state policies are standing in the way.

The Bay State Needs a Price on Carbon

We are all aware of the devastating impacts climate change could have on Massachusetts, intensifying storms and wreaking havoc on aging infrastructure. Tell Governor Baker to lead on climate.

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Urge Governor Baker to say no to fracked gas

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

From We All Live Downstream

Ian and Tova, Massachusetts 2018 Interns
December 27, 2018

You know that Clean Water Action fights for clean air, clean water and healthy communities, but did you know we are also helping to train and mentor the next generation of environmental leaders? Our Youth Action Council offers opportunities for Boston area students to raise their voices in the movement and our internship program gives an in depth experience to two rising leaders each semester. 

Jeremy Shenk (with megaphone) at a march
December 14, 2018

Interview by Nina Frame

This is the third in a series of interviews with Clean Water Action Massachusetts Advisory Board Members.

Renewable Energy Now! Photo credit: Alex Garland, 2016
November 1, 2018

The world won’t end if humans keep up with business as usual, but we will face the most catastrophic loss of human and animal life the world has ever seen. We can’t downplay these findings. The real question is how do we talk about this in a way that communicates meaning and mobilization, instead of fear?