ACEEE Scorecard spotlights innovative ways cities are saving energy.
New report finds extent of natural gas leaks three times greater threat to climate goals than previously expected.
Boston set to create its first “Complete Street”
Boston is the fourth most vulnerable city in the U.S. to the impacts of sea-level rise. How can we prepare?
A conversation between Barr’s Mary Skelton Roberts and Chris Leinberger, lead author of a new report on Walkable Urban Places (a.k.a. “WalkUPs”), a promising pathway to a more vibrant, equitable, and low-carbon region.
More than sixty inches of snow falling in fewer than three weeks has most Bostonians saying uncle. However, these superstorms—or "snowmaggedons"—are not expected to let up any time soon.
New data shows Boston hospitals have cut their energy use by six percent over the last three years, despite continued facility growth. These reductions have not only saved the hospitals $12 million—they have helped put Boston on track to achieving its ambition climate goals.
What’s your question about getting around Boston in the future? Go Boston 2030 is a new campaign to shape the future of how people get around our city.
What will it take to catalyze and accelerate the kind of energy transformation required to increase reliability, enhance resilience, meet ambitious climate goals, and create economic development opportunities? And what role can foundations play? Key takeaways from a recent gathering of funders interested in urban sustainability sponsored by the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities.
As 2014 draws to a close, three key decisions that will guide Barr into its next era.