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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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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

Our semi-monthly 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

Cape Cod Climate Emergency Initiative

The Emergency Initiative is a coordinated, Cape-wide effort to have the citizens of each Cape Cod town pass a Climate Emergency Declaration at each 2020 Town Meeting.

Our Networks

Our work is done by networks of committed organizations, businesses and people from across our region. Networks link towns, sectors, and climate action focus areas.

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!

Stay Informed

Report finds costs of climate change are often underestimated

Climate economics researchers have often underestimated – sometimes badly underestimated – the costs of damages resulting from climate change. Those underestimates occur particularly in scenarios where Earth’s temperature warms beyond the Paris climate target of 1.5...

How Carbon Cycle “Feedbacks” Can Make Warming Worse

Curious or confused about  the role of "feedbacks" in the climate cycles? Read this excellent summary from Carbon Briefs and the UK's Met Office that lays out just how and why feedback loops could make our warming crisis a catastrophe:...

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