Mass. Forest Rescue Campaign

Save Forests/Save the Climate!

A collaborative campaign to help protect and restore Massachusetts, Northeast, US and global forests in order to mitigate and reduce climate change, reduce ecosystem and biodiversity declines and promote and well-being of future generations.

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Protecting Forests to Mitigate Climate Change

If protected, Massachusetts forests can help to prevent runaway climate change and protect resilient ecosystems that are able to adapt to change. Cutting down forests — especially burning them for energy — worsens climate change, degrades ecosystems, destroys cultural sites, and threatens public health. Intact Forests Fight Climate Change • Forests absorb and store carbon …

Research Shows: Health and Emissions of Biomass Burning…

Charts Showing the Rate of Emissions and PM 2.5 pollution of biomass for heat OR electricity is higher than fossil fuels

Social Costs of Carbon

The social costs down the road of ignoring the value of forests to mitigate climate change are enormous, incalculable, and the marginalized communities locally to globally will suffer first and most. The Social Cost of Carbon and Forests

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Become a Forest Protector!

Make a one-time or monthly donation using your credit or debit card by clicking the Pay Pal “Donate” button.

For a tax-deductible contribution of $100 or more, please send a check to our fiscal sponsor:

Traprock Center for Peace and Justice

PO Box 1201

Greenfield, MA 01302

MFR and our relations, the forest community thank you!