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The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative

A coalition of organizations, businesses and citizens committed to mitigating the climate crisis in the Cape & Islands region.

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Announcing: Net Zero 2020!

The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s is thrilled to announce the third annual Net Zero Roundtable Conference, being held on Thursday, October 23, 2020. This year we’re going totally virtual and you’re invited!

This event will showcase economic programs, clean energy impacts, jobs, training, and entrepreneurial opportunities for growth and activism that will help kickstart a robust, just, and equitable economic recovery while moving the region toward a carbon-free future. This conference is offered at no cost to participants thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and patrons.

Click here for more information and to register for this event!

The Collaborative’s Mission

The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative’s mission is to reach carbon neutrality—or net zero—on Cape Cod and the Islands by enhancing communication, collaboration, and activism among organizations, programs and individuals committed to mitigating the climate crisis.

We do this by uniting available knowledge, resources, talent and tools to mitigate climate change impacts on Cape Cod, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and work toward achieving “net zero”-based goals for the Cape and Islands. We seek to create conditions to foster innovative, feasible, cross-sector solutions to the climate crisis.

About Us

The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative was established in 2016 to help mitigate the climate crisis and mobilize Cape Cod and the Islands to move toward net zero.

Net Zero Cape & Islands

Our annual round table convenes federal, state, regional and local leaders to enhance collaboration, share best practices, develop action plans, and advance the goal of clean energy throughout the Cape  & Islands region.

Climate Action Newsletter and Action Alerts

Our  Climate Action Alert newsletter delivers curated actionable climate crisis news from around the region to our readers.

 

 

We Have the Power to Change Our Future. We’re Doing Something About It.

 

“Cape Cod and the Islands are an epicenter of global climate change. But climate catastrophe is not pre-ordained. We must act now, together, to avert an existential crisis.”
Richard F. Delaney, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative President
Photo Credit: Raffale Brevio, Unsplash

Our Climate Action Networks

From Cape-wide, to Town-focused, to Climate Emergency, we’re organizing groups across the region and helping them take action on climate! Click here to see our local networks.

Our Sector Networks

Much of our work is done by networks of committed organizations and businesses across our region. Networks based on economic sectors allow participants to pool resources to facilitate climate action. Click here for information on these networks.

Faith Communities Environmental Network

A Faith Network Inspiring Environmental Justice and the Protection of Cape Cod & the Islands and our Earth Home.

 

Take Action Now

Here are some suggestions for things you can today to take action to address – and help prevent – the worst impacts of climate change. Click below for more information and more ideas!

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