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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.

MA Legislature Passes Renewable Energy Compromise Bill

The 2016 legislative session has come to an end, and unfortunately carbon pricing was not brought to a vote. However, we had some huge wins with the renewable energy bill, and we will continue to grow our effort and push for carbon pricing next session!

Click here to read about the renewable energy compromise bill.

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

Energy Bill a Solid Step Forward
By Ann Berwick, former head of the Mass. Dept. of Public Utilties
CommonWealth Magazine, 8/3/2016

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

Upcoming Event

How to Beat Back the Threat from Climate Change: Massachusetts State Policy

What: Engaging presentation and Q&A session presented by Climate XChange and Climate Action Business Association about:

  • Existing climate policies in MA and the big new proposal – imposing a fee on all burning of fossil fuels and then rebating the revenues to the public
  • How you and your business can help move this forward

When: Thursday, September 29th from 5:15pm-6:15pm

Where: WorkBar Cambridge – 45 Prospect St, Big Bang Conference Room (mezzanine level above the first floor café)

More information here.

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

The Least Costly Path to Climate Action

Canadians for Clean Prosperity and Deep Decarbonization Pathways Canada, Sept. 2016

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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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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Attn #Camberville - exciting free event about MA #climate policy & #carbonpricing at @Workbar on 9/29 #mapoli
- Friday Sep 23 - 4:22pm

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Attention North Shore folks -- Salem State is hosting a free climate change film viewing and panel discussion TOMORROW at noon! "Facing the Surge" is an inspiring film about sea level rise at the world's biggest naval base, and a strategy to counter the effects of climate change - a carbon fee.

The 25 minute film will be followed by discussion w/ Salem State geography professors, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, and the filmmaker, Diego Friere.

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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!

 Sign here now!

Upcoming Event: Environmental Film Festival

For the first time in its 25-year history, the Environmental Film Festival is expanding beyond the nation’s capital and going on tour for a special film showcase in Boston. Four exceptional environmental films – all Boston premieres – will be featured and each screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers, scientists and experts.

When: September 28-29
Where: Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge, MA

Click here to learn more and purchase your ticket!

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