Category: Climate

Build a Better Bus Stop

Chris Van Eyken

Chris Van Eyken

Guest Author · Senior Planner, U.S. Program, ITDP

Michael

Michael Kodransky

Guest Author · Director, Global and U.S. Initiatives, ITDP

BostonBRT announces a design competition for innovative bus stations in Boston.

March 22, 2017 | Category: Climate

We’re Calling on Cities to Lead the Way to Better Transit

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Mobility)

Mary Skelton Roberts shares an opportunity for communities to pilot elements of Gold Standard Bus Rapid Transit.

March 21, 2017 | Category: Climate

New England Chambers of Commerce Leading on Clean Energy

Diane Doucette

Diane Doucette

Guest Author · Executive Director, Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy

Diane Doucette of Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy shares five ways area businesses reaped the benefits of clean energy in 2016.

February 28, 2017 | Category: Climate

Clean Energy Powers 3 Million U.S. Jobs

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Guest Author · Environmental Workforce Consultant

Phil Jordan

Phil Jordan

Guest Author · Vice President, BW Research Partnership

New research reveals a vibrant, new national industry and workforce.

February 22, 2017 | Category: Climate

Buses Are What’s Next in Transportation

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Mobility)

This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.

January 27, 2017 | Category: Climate

Resilient Resolutions

Bud Ris

Bud Ris

Guest Author · Climate Advisor

Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.

January 06, 2017 | Category: Climate

Four Lessons of Climate Leadership from Northern Europe

Boston Green Ribbon Commission Director Amy Longsworth shares key insights from a recent trip by Massachusetts leaders to learn from cities that are enhancing quality of life, building resilience to climate change, and boosting their economies through clean energy.

December 07, 2016 | Category: Climate

King Tides Preview Rising Seas

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Boston’s recent “King Tides” provided a glimpse into the near-future—what scientists predict will be the “new normal” of daily high tides by mid-century.

November 21, 2016 | Category: Climate

Frame Shift. Then Power Shift.

Elena Letona

Elena Letona

Guest Author · Executive Director, Neighbor to Neighbor

Elena Letona, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor (and a 2005 Barr Fellow), shares lessons learned from an old, industrial city in western Massachusetts, where community members, labor groups, elected officials, and others found common cause in a winning effort to go from “coal to sol!”

November 17, 2016 | Category: Climate

The Future of Electricity in the Northeast

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Clean Energy)

New report and video explore rapidly evolving clean energy opportunities and challenges facing the region.

November 03, 2016 | Category: Climate