Help Pass a Strong State Budget
The FY20 state budget is headed to Governor Baker’s desk. Good news for climate change adaptation programs, Mass Audubon’s Trailside Museum, Green Budget priorities, and CPA—which all received the funding levels we recommended. Help ensure the final budget stays strong!
Environmental Justice & the Climate Crisis
Mass Audubon recently endorsed the Equitable & Just National Climate Platform, which advances the goals of economic, racial, climate, and environmental justice to improve the well-being of all communities while tackling the climate crisis.
→ If no action is taken, here’s how hot Massachusetts will get by century’s end.
→ Help our friends at MCAN rally support for climate-smart building codes.
→ This month is shaping up to be the warmest July on record.
→ “Climate despair” is real, but not necessarily helpful.
Celebrating Local Resiliency Work
Last week we attended Governor Baker’s award ceremony for the town of Millbury’s MVP action grant-funded downtown greening project. Our Shaping the Future program helped the town develop the plan, and will be advising on later stages of the project.