This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.
Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.
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.
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.
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!”
New report and video explore rapidly evolving clean energy opportunities and challenges facing the region.
How Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.
New report reveals the potential for energy storage to save people in Massachusetts millions in energy costs, reduce emissions, and accelerate the success of local, clean energy.
Eight questions with Lisa Jacobson, who recently joined Barr as Program Officer for Mobility.
Barr Foundation joins coordinated effort to bring proven technologies, solutions to developing countries most vulnerable to climate change.