Climate Change

Climate change is the greatest existential threat to the health, national security, economic prosperity, and future of humans and this planet. It is the defining issue of this era, forcing policymakers, advocates, and scientists to rethink relationships to and management of human and natural resources.

Maine's location, ecology and the importance of tourism and natural-resource-based industries means the state is both uniquely vulnerable to a rapidly warming planet and uniquely well-positioned to make some of the major economic and societal changes necessary to confront a changing climate.

MPA works for community ownership of power, toward a state-level Green New Deal and against the fossil fuel and other corporate interests that continue to profit from sabotaging the climate.