If you are interested in a better environment and clean energy, sign up to be a member of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network! Take a look at our chapters throughout the state and see if there is one in your area you can become involved with, or use our resources to create a new chapter in your own community.
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Consumer Resources
Includes an energy efficient appliance listing.
The Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) of Cambridge creates and runs "barn-raising weatherization" projects. They have also written a clear, short manual on running your own project.
Center for Eco-Technology
Western Massachusetts-based organization that offers practical, affordable solutions to environmental challenges, including energy efficiency and energy conservation.
Provides financial assistance to individuals and business for the installation of air-source and ground-source heat pumps and solar hot water systems.
Energy efficiency resources, including information on appliances that increase energy efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.
Guide to green mortgages.
Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance
Supports local renewable energy and bioheat fuel, promotes affordable heating and new renewable electricity.
Energy saving tips and rebates from utility companies.
Green Building Resource Center in downtown Boston with material samples and a reference library for green building.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership, Inc.
Promotes efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast U.S. through regionally coordinated programs and policies.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Sustainable energy and green technology, and sustainable green pages.
Education and resources about increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy use nationally.
The Power is in Your Hands
Home audits, tax credit information, energy-saving tips
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Thorough, reliable research and information.
U.S. Green Building Council
Professional information on building sustainable and efficient structures.
Links to bike shops, bike paths, and bike routes in Boston.
Congress for New Urbanism - New England
Information about New Urbanist planning, design and development. Encourages adoption of alternative form-based codes that promote traditional neighborhood development.
Green Streets Initiative
A grassroots organization of people in many Massachusetts communities who celebrate, promote, and advocate for the use of alternative transportation.
Massachusetts bicycle coalition, information about events, bike maps and routes, and advocacy.
Provides free assistance to commuters, employers, students, and other traveler markets about how to reduce the cost and increase the energy efficiency of their commutes.
Education and advocacy about walking for transportation, health and recreation.
An international campaign dedicated to building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis--the solutions that justice demand.
Center for a New American Dream
Challenges individuals to establish climate-friendly daily habits and inspire their friends to do the same.
National network of investors, environmental organizations, and other public interest groups working with companies and investors to address sustainability challenges, including climate change.
Clean Water Action
Major national environmental advocacy and protection organization.
Energy Justice Network
Grassroots energy agenda, supporting communities threatened by polluting energy and waste technologies
A statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization and the new home of MASSPIRG's environmental work – learn about environmental advocacy going on right now in Massachusetts.
Green America: Climate Action
Provides tools to take economic action to stop global warming.
ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability
International association of local, national and regional local governments that have made a commitment to sustainable development.
Statewide coalition of individuals, governments, businesses, institutions, and non-profit organizations dedicated promoting the value of reducing, reusing, and recycling waste products, and of using recycled products.
U.S. Climate Action Network
The largest US network of organizations focused on climate change. The only network connecting organizations working on climate advocacy and policy development at all three levels of the debate: state/regional, federal, and international. USCAN is an affiliate network of the Climate Action Network, a worldwide network of more than 400 Non-Governmental Organizations from 85 countries working to promote government, private sector and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
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