Posts by Mariella Puerto
Mariella Puerto is Director of Barr's Climate program, managing grantmaking and other initiatives to advance equitable solutions for clean energy, mobility, and resilient communities. She serves as Chair of the board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association.
New Tool for Climate Nonprofits to Assess Progress on Racial Equity
Self-assessment helps organizations evaluate and benchmark efforts to change culture and ways of working; and helps funders better understand partners’ efforts and how to target resources.
Connecticut Voters are Ready for Bold Action on Climate and Clean Energy
Recent poll shows widespread support for renewable energy sources and opportunities for greater education.
Money Talks. Here’s What We Want it to Say.
To center racial equity in the climate movement, we need to change who we’re funding and how we operate.
Racial Equity and Barr’s Climate Program
Director Mariella Puerto shares how Barr’s Climate Program is centering racial equity in its work.
Adapting to a Pandemic: Barr’s Climate Program
An update on actions, learnings, and priorities from Barr’s Climate team amid the pandemic.
Massachusetts Wants Climate Action and Leadership
New poll shows majorities across demographic groups now see climate change as a serious problem if left unaddressed.
Expanding Access to a Winning Climate Strategy
New report features myriad ways states and cities are putting equity in the center of their climate and energy policies.
No Time for Complacency
New scorecard celebrates U.S. cities leading on clean energy. Yet, even leaders must do more to access the full economic opportunities and to address our climate emergency.
Northeast Carbon Market Keeps Delivering Major Benefits to All
New report details sustained economic and environmental gains enjoyed by states participating in regional carbon cap-and-trade market.
Luck is Not a Strategy for Climate Change
Last month's Nor'easter was an urgent reminder of the work still left to be done to prepare Boston for climate change.