Concord's Local Beyond Gas Initiative

Fighting for a swift and equitable transition to renewable energy in Concord

Our Goal 

The swift and equitable transition to renewable energy

Join the team working to move the town of Concord beyond methane gas - a dirty, dangerous fossil fuel.  We are raising awareness about the prevalence and danger of gas leaks, teaching residents about their alternatives to natural gas, and pushing for new local and state legislation which accelerates our transition to renewable energy.

We are introducing home cooks to the joys of gas-free cooking with induction cooking classes, partnering with experts to teach residents about heat pumps, and supporting the efforts of state-level Beyond Gas organizers.

Get Involved

Want to help with this initiative?

Join our chapter and volunteer with the Green Concord Group.  Here are some ways you can be involved, and remember no contribution is too small!

  • Shirt up and show up: Represent Mothers Out Front at demonstrations, hearings, and town meeting
  • Become a Liaison: Keep our team up to date on state-wide gas initiatives by sitting in on calls and meetings
  • Host a Workshop: Have an induction stove or heat pump?  Have a great space to host an event?  Host a workshop!
  • Teach a Workshop: Are you a chef, dietitian, or top-notch home cook?  Teach an induction cooking class

Gas Leaks in Concord

Did you know that Concord has 140+ active gas leaks?

In 2018, Massachusetts utilities reported more than 15,000 un-repaired gas leaks? Methane gas leaks endanger human health and threaten our future, since methane is 80x more potent than carbon dioxide over a 20 year timespan.

That’s why Mothers Out Front is pushing for the swift and equitable transition to renewable energy. We are raising awareness about methane gas leaks and supporting local and state legislation that hastens an equitable transition to renewable energy.

Take a look at the leak map of Concord on the website to see if there's a leak near your home or school. Did you know there has been an active gas leak across from the Willard Elementary since 2011?

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  • Laura Davis
    published this page in Concord 2019-11-08 10:43:49 -0500