Category: Climate

Scaling Up Building Energy Retrofitting in U.S. Cities

A new report from Living Cities and the Institute for Sustainable Communities

December 09, 2010 | Category: Climate

More Extreme Heat Waves: Global Warming’s Wake Up Call

A new report from the National Wildlife Federation

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Major Tipping Points in Earth's Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector

Lauren Woody

Guest Author · Former Program Assistant

Unchecked Climate change will put world at ‘tipping point’, WWF and Allianz report says.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

The Climate Gap: Inequalities in How Climate Change Hurts Americans & How to Close the Gap

The Climate Gap focuses its sites on California to determine how vulnerable citizens across the United States will cope as the environment responds to climate change.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Understanding Cultural Competency in Experiential Environmental Education Programs

This report contains results from the assessments, recommendations for the environmental education field and a section on cultural competency metrics.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Moving Cooler: An Analysis of Transportation Strategies

Moving Cooler examines over 50 strategies for transportation reform.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards

A new study by Northeastern University shows that environmental racism and injustice are still urgent problems. Of the 30 most environmentally overburdened communities in Massachusetts, 24 are communities of color. The top 30 list includes all of Boston's neighborhoods except one.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Experiential Education in Boston's Pilot Schools: A Three-Year Demonstration Project

A report with the Center for Collaborative Education.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Boston Green and Healthy Building Network

The Boston Green & Healthy Building Network provides a platform for collaboration to promote green and healthy buildings for representatives from about ten Boston-area non-profit organizations and the City of Boston. This case study summarizes learnings and maps the evolution of the network's composition and dynamics since it was launched in 2005 at the initiative of the Barr Foundation.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Green Guide for Health Care™

A best practices guide for healthy and sustainable building design, construction, and operations for the healthcare industry developed by Health Care Without Harm.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate