Category: Climate

How Ready is Greater Boston for Climate Change?

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Kalila Barnett

Senior Program Officer, Climate Resilience

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Stefani Harrison

Guest Author · Senior Associate, Water Planning Engineer, Stantec

Barr’s recent climate resilience survey reveals climate progress and greater climate awareness in Greater Boston, with room for advancement.

March 22, 2023 | Category: Climate

Introducing Green Dash Northeast

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Kathryn Wright

Senior Program Officer, Clean Energy

New interactive tool showcases progress toward energy transition in the Northeast.

February 07, 2023 | Category: Climate

Kathryn Wright Shares Perspectives from her First Year at Barr

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Kathryn Wright

Senior Program Officer, Clean Energy

Barr's senior program officer reflects on her career in clean energy and what excites her about her new role at the Foundation.

October 27, 2022 | Category: Climate

New Tool for Climate Nonprofits to Assess Progress on Racial Equity

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Mariella Puerto

Director of Climate

Self-assessment helps organizations evaluate and benchmark efforts to change culture and ways of working; and helps funders better understand partners’ efforts and how to target resources.

October 07, 2022 | Category: Climate

Looking to Denmark as a Model for an Equitable Clean Energy Sector

Learning from a trip to Denmark focused on how Denmark is navigating its energy transition in the building and electricity sectors.

September 12, 2022 | Category: Climate

Massachusetts Voters Want More Clean Energy: Insights from our 2022 Poll

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Kathryn Wright

Senior Program Officer, Clean Energy

Kathryn Wright shares key findings from new polling of Massachusetts voters' attitudes on the future of clean energy.

August 22, 2022 | Category: Climate

Green Power at Lower Cost: Green Municipal Aggregation in Massachusetts

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Mikaela Hondros-McCarthy

Guest Author · Finance and Renewable Energy Procurement Director , Green Energy Consumers Alliance

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Larry Chretien

Guest Author · Executive Director, Green Energy Consumers Alliance

Green Energy Consumers Alliance shares findings and opportunities for growth from a new report on green municipal aggregation in Massachusetts.

August 03, 2022 | Category: Climate

Six Questions with Barr's Mobility Program Officer

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Najah Casimir

Program Officer, Mobility

Through an interview with Jules Faña, Barr’s communications coordinator, Najah Casimir, our Mobility Program Officer, discusses what drives their work, lessons from past experiences that they’re applying to their current role, and their priorities at Barr.

June 01, 2022 | Category: Climate

Fair Transit Fares for an Equitable and Climate-Friendly Future

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Najah Casimir

Program Officer, Mobility

As more fare-free and affordable transit initiatives are implemented across the state, voters support shifting the burden of transportation costs away from individuals to systems.

February 14, 2022 | Category: Climate

How CultureHouse is Reclaiming Main Streets to Build Resilient Communities

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Aaron Greiner

Guest Author · Executive Director, CultureHouse

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Emily Cooper

Guest Author · Community Activist, Writer, Musician, Artist

The impact of a walkable, pop-up space in one Massachusetts community.

February 08, 2022 | Category: Climate