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Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home
    Ten simple steps you can take to lower your personal and household emissions of carbon dioxide, the leading contributor to climate change.
  • Carbon Footprint Calculator
    Measure your personal and household impact on the climate with this tool from the Nature Conservancy.
  • Student's Guide to Global Climate Change
    A learning guide for students with videos, fact sheets, emissions calculation and more. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Energy Star

    Voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that helps businesses and consumers save money and protect our climate through energy efficiency.

  • Green Living
    Learn how to reduce the environmental impact of your everyday activities.
  • Leading by Example: Climate Change
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is expected to experience warmer temperatures, increased frequency and intensity of storms, public water supply shortages, rising sea levels, and increased erosion which threaten our coastal areas. Recognizing the gravity of these threats, Massachusetts state agencies are taking the lead in reducing their environmental impacts.