Category: Climate

It's Time to Prioritize Equity in Massachusetts' Energy Efficiency Programs

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Alex Papali

Green Justice Organizer, Clean Water Action

Alex Papali of Clean Water Action calls for collaborative action to ensure that the Commonwealth's energy efficiency programs support access for all communities.

June 13, 2019 | Category: Climate

Seven Questions with Shanna Cleveland

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Shanna Cleveland

Program Officer, Clean Energy

Get to know Barr's new Clean Energy program officer.

April 11, 2019 | Category: Climate

Massachusetts Becomes First in the Nation to Put Batteries into Efficiency Plan

Massachusetts' new energy efficiency program adds batteries to the mix. Clean Energy Group's project director breaks down the new policy and next steps.

March 12, 2019 | Category: Climate

Shanna Cleveland to Join Barr’s Climate Team

Cleveland brings extensive experience as an attorney and climate advocate to Barr’s Clean Energy portfolio.

February 08, 2019 | Category: Barr News

It's Time to Transform Transportation in Massachusetts

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

At the end of 2018, Massachusetts released a bold vision for the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. To make that vision a reality, it’s our move.

January 28, 2019 | Category: Climate

Massachusetts’ Next Energy Efficiency Plan Could Bring Unprecedented Savings to the Commonwealth

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Amy Boyd

Senior Attorney, Acadia Center

Acadia Center's Senior Attorney shares an assessment of state efforts to create an energy efficiency plan that provides energy savings and benefits for every Massachusetts resident.

January 16, 2019 | Category: Climate

States Competing to Lead in Offshore Wind

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Catherine Bowes

Program Director, Offshore Wind Energy, National Wildlife Federation

Catherine Bowes of the National Wildlife Federation on why offshore wind is taking off across the US, and what’s ahead for this game-changing source of clean, renewable energy.

December 05, 2018 | Category: Climate

Nine Questions with Barr's New Climate Resilience Program Officer

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Kalila Barnett

Program Officer, Climate Resilience

A conversation with Kalila Barnett about Barr’s new climate focus area and opportunities in Greater Boston.

November 14, 2018 | Category: Climate

Boston Integrates Climate Resilience and Mitigation in Utility Planning

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Bradford Swing

Director of Energy Policy and Programs, City of Boston

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John (Tad) Read

Senior Deputy Director for Transportation & Infrastructure Planning, Boston Planning & Development Agency

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Manuel Esquivel

Senior Infrastructure & Energy Planning Fellow , Boston Planning and Development Agency

Smart development in Boston means accounting for climate change in long-term planning and design.

October 23, 2018 | Category: Climate

29 Foundations Pledge Over $4 Billion to Address Climate Change

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Barr commits at least $100 million over the next five years, joining the largest-ever philanthropic investment in climate change mitigation.

September 14, 2018 | Category: Climate