Category: Climate

Meredith Hatfield to Join Barr Foundation Climate Team

With extensive experience in energy and environmental issues, and in shaping and implementing state-level policies, Hatfield to serve as program officer in the Foundation’s Clean Energy portfolio.

May 18, 2016 | Category: Climate

Renewable Returns: And the Prize Goes to…

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How a small incentive showed it can pay big to invest in renewable energy.

May 05, 2016 | Category: Climate

Communities Find New Ways to Access Cleaner, More Affordable Energy

Cammy Peterson

Cammy Peterson

Guest Author · Director of Clean Energy, MAPC

How leading cities and towns in Massachusetts are scaling up renewable energy while bringing cost savings to their residents.

March 29, 2016 | Category: Climate

Inspiration and Ideas from Leaders in Clean Energy

Emily Sidla

Emily Sidla

Program Associate, Climate

Key takeaways from a recent workshop of city leaders focused on advancing clean energy.

March 22, 2016 | Category: Climate

New Report Positions Boston for Next Wave of Energy Solutions

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How a modest grant for one new staff member in a City Hall office set the stage for exciting progress on clean energy.

February 24, 2016 | Category: Climate

Scale Clean. Scale Smart.

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

The next iteration of Barr’s Clean Energy program aims at transformation in the Northeast energy sector.

January 26, 2016 | Category: Climate

Smarter Travel. Smarter Places.

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Barr’s newly-named Mobility portfolio aims to spur transformation in how people move around and how we build our communities.

January 26, 2016 | Category: Climate

The Skinny on Paris and COP21

Jenny Russell

Jenny Russell

Guest Author · Executive Director, Merck Family Fund

Among more than 200 funders attending the global climate talks (COP21) that concluded last week in Paris was Jenny Russell, executive director of the Merck Family Fund. She offered to share her key takeaways with us here.

December 18, 2015 | Category: Climate

Businesses and Investors Step Up On Climate Change

Mindy Lubber

Mindy Lubber

Guest Author · President & Founding Board Member, Ceres

Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, reports on how more business leaders are taking up the climate challenge.

December 03, 2015 | Category: Climate

A Peek into the Future of Transportation

Kristina Egan, director of Transportation for Massachusetts, shares how start-ups and legacy companies are forging a brave, new transportation future.

November 24, 2015 | Category: Climate