About WCA

Westford Climate Action is a grassroots organization of town residents who are concerned about the climate crisis and advocate for mitigating actions that can be taken locally. We collaborate with climate organizations in Westford, nearby towns and the state of Massachusetts to:

  • Research, identify, and create educational opportunities that increase awareness of the climate crisis
  • Promote ways that the town and individuals can increase sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint
  • Encourage and support citizen and municipal action to address the impact of climate change where we live

Major Accomplishments 2020

  • Worked with town boards and staff to successfully increase renewable energy in Westford’s energy aggregation contract. Renewables in default contract for all homes and small businesses were increased by 10% and 50% and 100% renewable energy options were added
  • Sponsored a Climate Action Resolution at Special Town Meeting in October 2020 to ask Select Board to promote clean energy, reduce fossil fuel and develop a road map to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Resolution passed overwhelmingly.
  • Worked with Select Board to add a clean energy and sustainability goal to the town manager’s objectives

Steering Committee

Carol Morse – Co-Chair
Beth Perkins – Co-Chair

Sriman Banerjee
Lynn Lazer Cohen
Richard Coleman
Gerry DiBello
Kristina Greene
Beth Morrison
Jim O’Connell
Emily Teller
Barbara Theriault
Susan Thomas