Fight climate change
The City of Boston has the authority to decide where our energy comes from. By issuing a city authorization we can come together and, with the power of bulk purchasing, choose to buy more renewable electricity without increasing costs to businesses and residents.
Learn more in the short infographic video below!
The Boston Climate Action Network is an activist collective working to take action on climate change in Boston. We are a climate justice organization that works to broaden the constituency for a green economy and frame climate concerns to resonate with Boston residents’ daily lives.
Dozens of towns across Massachusetts and hundreds across America are choosing how they get their energy instead of depending on the utility to choose for them.
Brookline, MA recently initiated a plan to increase their renewable commitment by 25% of their power usage. Greenfield, MA went for a 100% renewables plan in December 2016.
This is a plan that is working for lots of communities - let's make it work for Boston!
With bulk purchasing, we can obtain 5 - 10% more renewable energy without significantly increasing energy costs. This will save tonnes of CO2 each year, protecting the environment and helping us reach our climate targets.
The new Community Choice Energy purchasing plan will add little or no costs to residents or businesses. The new shared plan will also protect us from price spikes caused by the changing cost of fossil fuels.
Have people been calling you or knocking on your door and offering you a new electricity plan? Many of these plans do not deliver on their promises. Our Community Choice Energy plan protects residents against energy scams by implementing a new citywide clean energy electricity plan for all of us.
The law lays out a process for the City of Boston to choose to power our city as a whole with renewable energy resources such as solar and wind. Community choice energy is the fastest way that Boston can get on the path to being a 100% renewable energy city.
Sign our petition and tell your elected officials you support reducing Boston's greenhouse gas emissions through Community Choice Energy.
We petition Mayor Marty Walsh and the Boston City Council to increase renewable energy and stabilize our electric bills by purchasing electricity for Boston residents and small businesses.
Climate change makes this action urgent. By bulk-purchasing renewable power, we can help drive the market for clean energy and protect Boston, the United States, and the world.
Call your city councilors (both for your district and the at-large councilors) to support the Community Choice Energy proposal sponsored by Councilors Wu and O’Malley. Tell them you support the increasing renewable energy through municipal aggregation as part of Boston’s climate policy.
Check out this resource if you’re not sure who your city councilors are. Just enter your zip code and scroll down to the “Local Representatives” section.
Calling is the best way to show your support – more than email or social media. You’re letting them know you want to see them take action on climate change and that people in their districts are worried about it.