Join the voices of Massachusetts to support carbon pricing and a clean energy future.

The mission of Climate XChange is to reduce global warming pollution and strengthen the economy through comprehensive market-based carbon pricing in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Interfaith Call for Carbon Pricing

Join clergy and religious leaders in Massachusetts in calling upon our elected representatives to enact legislation placing a price on carbon that reflects its costs to the climate, public health, and the economy.

Click here to sign the letter of support and see the list of signatories.

Carbon Pricing on Urban Update with Alberto Vasallo

Carbon pricing campaign representatives appear on Urban Update, WHDH Channel 7, Boston, March 6, 2016.  Appearing were Marc Breslow of Climate XChange, Cindy Luppi of Clean Water Action, Quinton Zondervan of Climate Action Business Association, and Emily Kirkland of Better Future Project.

Op-eds & Letters to the Editor

Time to Put a Price on Carbon
Commonwealth Magazine, 6/28/2016

Climate Change is the Nation’s Biggest Health Crisis. Why Aren’t We Committed to Finding a Cure?
— By Richard Clapp, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health
WGBH News, 6/21/2016

Carbon Pricing Endorsements

Taxing carbon could aid growth
— The ChronicleHerald, 2/3/2016

Proof that a Price on Carbon Works
—The New York Times, 1/19/2016

OUR OPINION: Massachusetts should consider a carbon fee
— Quincy Patriot-Ledger, 6/26/2015

Climate XChange President Jessica Langerman featured in YES! Magazine

The article, titled “Meet the Woman Who Pushed Massachusetts Toward the First Carbon Fee in U.S. History”, highlights Ms. Langerman’s personal story and how she came to realize that carbon pricing is just the tool we need to address climate change.

Read the article here!

MIT President Reif Endorses Carbon Pricing

Leaders from around the world publicly support carbon pricing. Click here to find out who endorses the policy.

Recently Released Reports

Boston Climate Projections Consensus

Study led by the City of Boston, June 2016

MIT Study: Carbon Tax Needed to Cut Fossil Fuel Consumption

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2/24/2016

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How Can I Take Action?

Educate Your Public Officials

Click here to send a letter to help get the carbon pricing bill S.1747 out of committee, and here to urge Governor Baker to support carbon pricing.

Find out who your legislator is here, and encourage him or her to support carbon pricing. You can also sign a petition to Governor Baker, Senator Rosenberg, and Representative DeLeo here.


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RT @macleanenergy: Sad to report: #carbonpricing stalled in the MA Senate today. Got further than many thought possible. Ahead to a succes…
- Friday Jul 1 - 1:31pm

Upcoming Event

The Business of Getting to Clean Energy & Environment

This event is part of the “Women Shaping the Agenda in Energy and Environment” panel series hosted by New England Women in Energy and the Environment. Purchase your ticket here.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Professor Barbara Kates-Garnick, of the Fletcher School & Center for International Environment and Resource Policy, and the panelists include:

  • Maryrose Sylvester, President and CEO of Current, Powered by GE
  • Cheryl Warren, National Grid USA Board Director and Innovation Strategist
  • Cynthia Arcate, President and CEO of PowerOptions

Date: Tuesday, July 12th
Time: 5:00-8:30pm
Location: ASEAN Auditorium at Tufts University Fletcher School: 160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA

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A huge thank you to everyone who contacted their senators and pushed for carbon pricing to be included in the Omnibus energy bill. Unfortunately the bill came out of the Senate debate without the carbon pricing amendment attached to it.

But our campaign made tremendous progress during the past two years. Carbon pricing is now far better understood and has much greater support within the state legislature. Senator Downing, principal author of the Omnibus bill, repeatedly cited carbon pricing as being a vital future step to address the climate crisis. We are now gearing up to build an even larger, stronger movement for carbon pricing in Massachusetts. We need you to join us - learn more about carbon pricing at
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Have you Signed the Petition?

Sign the Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future’s petition to tell Governor Baker, Speaker DeLeo, and Senate President Rosenberg that MA residents want a price on carbon to fight global warming!

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