Category: Resiliency

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Adapting to Climate Change? Here are Three Approaches in Greater Boston

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Kalila Barnett

Program Officer, Climate Resilience

A recent scan of efforts to prepare for climate change surfaces three themes to guide current practices and collaboration in Greater Boston.

August 29, 2019 | Category: Resiliency

Nine Questions with Barr's New Climate Resilience Program Officer

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Kalila Barnett

Program Officer, Climate Resilience

A conversation with Kalila Barnett about Barr’s new climate focus area and opportunities in Greater Boston.

November 14, 2018 | Category: Climate

Boston Integrates Climate Resilience and Mitigation in Utility Planning

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Bradford Swing

Director of Energy Policy and Programs, City of Boston

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John (Tad) Read

Senior Deputy Director for Transportation & Infrastructure Planning, Boston Planning & Development Agency

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Manuel Esquivel

Senior Infrastructure & Energy Planning Fellow , Boston Planning and Development Agency

Smart development in Boston means accounting for climate change in long-term planning and design.

October 23, 2018 | Category: Climate

New Study Identifies Massive Risk to Coastal Property from Sea Level Rise

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Dr. Kristina Dahl

Guest Author · Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Five key takeaways from analysis predicting heavy losses for those with stake in waterfront real estate across the United States.

July 11, 2018 | Category: Climate

Kalila Barnett to Join Barr’s Climate Team

As Program Officer, Barnett will focus on grantmaking for Climate Resilience.

June 01, 2018 | Category: Climate

Health Care's Role in Anchoring Community Health and Resilience

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Bob Biggio

Guest Author · Senior Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, Boston Medical Center

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Paul Lipke

Guest Author · Senior Advisor on Energy & Buildings, Health Care Without Harm

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John Messervy

Guest Author · Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare

Second in a blog series on climate resilience and health care.

May 07, 2018 | Category: Climate

Leadership in the Storm

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Bob Biggio

Guest Author · Senior Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, Boston Medical Center

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Paul Lipke

Guest Author · Senior Advisor on Energy & Buildings, Health Care Without Harm

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John Messervy

Guest Author · Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare

Climate-smart health care protects lives, communities, hospitals, and citizens' wallets.

May 02, 2018 | Category: Climate

What Does Climate Change Mean for Coastal Communities?

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Emily Sidla

Program Associate, Climate

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Erika Spanger-Siegfried

Guest Author · Senior Climate Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists

A conversation with Erika Spanger-Siegfried on findings from a landmark report on flood risks and adaptation strategies for coastal communities and the opportunities for climate resilience in Boston and beyond.

February 26, 2018 | Category: Climate

Luck is Not a Strategy for Climate Change

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Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Last month's Nor'easter was an urgent reminder of the work still left to be done to prepare Boston for climate change.

February 08, 2018 | Category: Climate

Barr’s New Climate Resilience Strategies

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Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

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Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-Director of Climate

Climate Program Co-Directors Mariella Puerto and Mary Skelton Roberts outline the rationale, priorities, and early steps of the Foundation’s newly-expanded focus on resilience.

January 05, 2018 | Category: Climate