Emily Sidla joined Barr in 2013, providing support to both the Climate and Global program teams. Emily is now a full-time member of the Climate team, contributing to the program’s interests in clean energy and climate resiliency and working on grantmaking activities.
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.
Key takeaways from a recent workshop of city leaders focused on advancing clean energy.
Since 2005, when the MBTA abandoned its Bartlett Yard bus facility, the 8.5-acre site in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood had become an urban wasteland. Thanks to a unanimous vote earlier this fall by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the site's transformation into a mixed-use, smart growth development took a big step forward.