Category: Climate

Meet the Newest Member of Barr’s Climate Team

Lisa Jacobson

Lisa Jacobson

Program Officer, Mobility, Barr Foundation

Eight questions with Lisa Jacobson, who recently joined Barr as Program Officer for Mobility.

October 11, 2016 | Category: Climate

19 Funders Pledge $53 Million to Expand Energy Efficiency

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Barr Foundation joins coordinated effort to bring proven technologies, solutions to developing countries most vulnerable to climate change.

September 22, 2016 | Category: Climate

An Exit Interview with a Transportation Champion

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Reflections, lessons learned, and advice from Kristina Egan at the close of her five-year tenure as Transportation for Massachusetts executive director.

September 08, 2016 | Category: Climate

Getting to Know Barr’s New Clean Energy Program Officer

Meredith Hatfield

Meredith Hatfield

Program Officer, Clean Energy, Barr Foundation

Six questions for Meredith Hatfield.

September 01, 2016 | Category: Climate

New Findings Confirm Climate Risks Facing Boston

Bud Ris

Bud Ris

Guest Author · Climate Advisor

Projections establish a clear baseline for what climate effects Boston needs to plan for and when.

July 18, 2016 | Category: Climate

Taking Creativity to the Streets in Nashville

James Corless

James Corless

Guest Author · Director, Transportation for America

James Corless, director of Transportation for America, offers lessons from Nashville’s push for a bigger, better transit network.

July 06, 2016 | Category: Climate

Lisa Jacobson to Join Barr Foundation Climate Team

Multimodal transportation planner brings new expertise to Barr’s Climate team and Mobility portfolio.

June 29, 2016 | Category: Climate

Important Role for Local, Regional Foundations in Global Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Foundations focused on climate change should think global and fund local.

June 15, 2016 | Category: Climate

Transforming What it Means to be Green in Affordable Housing

Mike Davis, LISC

Mike Davis

Guest Author · Senior Program Officer, Boston LISC

Deploying energy solutions so all Massachusetts residents benefit from a clean energy economy.

June 08, 2016 | Category: Climate

Fighting Global Climate Change Requires Foundations to Give Local

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Kate Wolford, McKnight Foundation, Climate

Kate Wolford

Guest Author · President, The McKnight Foundation

Jim Canales and Kate Wolford, president of The McKnight Foundation, call attention to three tools available to any local or regional grant maker ready to join the fight on climate change.

June 02, 2016 | Category: Climate