Posts by Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto is a co-director for Climate, managing Barr’s grantmaking and other initiatives that catalyze the transition to a clean-energy economy. This includes promoting policies and practices that accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable power sources in the New England region and connecting to similar efforts nationally.

Northeast Carbon Market Keeps Delivering Major Benefits to All

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New report details sustained economic and environmental gains enjoyed by states participating in regional carbon cap-and-trade market.

May 09, 2018 | Category: Climate

Luck is Not a Strategy for Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Mary Skelton Roberts

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

In a Funding Portfolio, Diversity Drives Impact

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Five lessons from a partnership between the Barr Foundation and Community Labor United.

January 18, 2018 | Category: Climate

Barr’s New Climate Resilience Strategies

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Mary Skelton Roberts

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

Northeast States Extend Leadership on Clean Energy

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Ambitious new goals set for next phase of highly successful, market-based effort to reduce emissions and spur clean energy.

September 18, 2017 | Category: Climate

The Future of Electricity in the Northeast

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New report and video explore rapidly evolving clean energy opportunities and challenges facing the region.

November 03, 2016 | Category: Climate

Successes in Philanthropy: Activating Civic Leadership

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.

November 01, 2016 | Category: Climate

19 Funders Pledge $53 Million to Expand Energy Efficiency

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Barr Foundation joins coordinated effort to bring proven technologies, solutions to developing countries most vulnerable to climate change.

September 22, 2016 | Category: Climate

Important Role for Local, Regional Foundations in Global Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Foundations focused on climate change should think global and fund local.

June 15, 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