2020 will be an important and exciting year for elections across the country. We aim to make climate change a top issue in every campaign at every level. It will take bold action to prevent the worst impacts of climate change and elected officials at every level should be held accountable for having comprehensive plans for combating climate change and protecting our land, water, and public health.
State Representative, 3rd Bristol
Carol has dedicated her life to improving education. She has been an elementary school teacher, President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, Director of Professional Development in the School of Education at Northeastern University, and a Taunton School Committee member. Increasing clean energy and maintaining a healthy environment are top priorities for Carol’s campaign.
State Representative, 32nd Middlesex
Councilor Lipper-Garabedian was recently re-elected to her at-large seat on the Melrose City Council that she has held since January 2018. Reducing waste and curbing greenhouse gas emissions have been priorities for Councilor Lipper-Garabedian in her role on the City Council. She has pledged that if elected to the State House, she will support investments in Net Zero initiatives aimed at tackling greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel use, like electrification, and strive for stronger state-local and regional partnerships to address this existential crisis.
State Senate, Plymouth and Barnstable
Susan has been chair of the Barnstable County Economic Development Council, Chair of Falmouth’s Board of Selectmen, an attorney, and a mental health and addiction treatment councilor. These roles have given her opportunities to meet and hear about the issues of residents in her community. She will be a strong advocate for clean energy solutions. She will also fight to protect coastal communities and the rest of the Commonwealth from the worst impacts of climate change.
State Representative, 37th Middlesex
Dan attended Middlesex Community College and UMass Amherst. He has spent the last six years serving as District Director for State Senator Jamie Eldridge, a dedicated environmental champion. Dan has made increasing renewable energy and improving public transit major priorities of his campaign. He also supports critical increases to the environmental budget including funding the Community Preservation Act and the Department of Environmental Protection.