Category: Climate

No Time for Complacency

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Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New scorecard celebrates U.S. cities leading on clean energy. Yet, even leaders must do more to access the full economic opportunities and to address our climate emergency.

August 08, 2019 | Category: Climate

In the Midst of a Transportation Crisis, Let’s Have Some Hope

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Lisa Jacobson

Senior Program Officer, Mobility, Barr Foundation

Results of three bus pilot projects prove that change is possible.

July 31, 2019 | 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