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

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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

Jim 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

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…

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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

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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.

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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