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Climate Beacon Conference 2024

Co-hosts: U.S. Senator Edward Markey Governor Maura Healey Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll Boston Mayor Michelle Wu Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Location: Boston Society of Architects 280 Congress Street, Atlantic Wharf Boston, MA Learn More Click Here to Be the First to Know More

Action Pact 2022: Ready, Resilient, Reinvented

Action Pact 2022: Ready, Resilient, Reinvented is an initiative to spotlight the topic of climate change through the programs of Boston’s Cultural Institutions. This coordinated effort⁠ is composed of longer-term and singular programs and initiatives including; exhibitions, installations, panel discussions, film screenings, lectures, children’s programs, workshops, festivals, and more. Participants in Action Pact make up

GRCx Climate Change Impacts and Projections for the Greater Boston Area

10:00AM – 11:30AM ET

A research team led by UMass Boston recently released the Greater Boston Research Advisory Group Report (GBRAG) entitled Climate Change Impacts and Projections for the Greater Boston Area, a five-year update to research on likely climate changes in the Boston area. The report’s purpose is to provide the City of Boston and surrounding municipalities with

Boston Business Journal: Our Changing Climate

4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Our Changing Climate will convene Boston-area experts to discuss and explore the region’s readiness and resilience in the face of climate impacts. We will analyze the local and state climate action plans and update attendees on how these plans are affecting the local economy. Panel to include: Ted Landsmark, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and

Ceres at COP27

Meeting global climate goals is a commitment that necessitates a holistic approach and incorporates all of us. Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber stressed the importance of climate change mitigation and funding support for vulnerable and economically disadvantaged countries at the close of COP27.  Read more here 

2022 Earthshot Prize Awards Ceremony

The 2022 Earthshot Prize ceremony will take place on December 2nd at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and the City of Boston. The GRC is proud to support this initiative, and to partner with local environmental groups, prominent elected officials, academic institutions, and community leaders

GRCx Webinar – Green Infrastructure: Addressing Boston’s Stormwater Woes

from 8:30AM - 10:00AM ET

This GRCx will cover a wide range of topics related to stormwater management, providing timely information for building owners, property managers, facility directors, operations managers, and anyone involved in urban planning decisions. Stormwater management is a critical challenge facing Boston. Stormwater, or runoff, allows untreated water into  Boston waterways. It also causes overland flooding, as

WBCSD / Arup Launch Webinar – Net-zero buildings: Halving construction emissions now!

From 10:00AM - 11:00AM

The built environment is a critical sector to decarbonize: it represents close to 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions – approximately 14 gigatons of carbon each year. Decarbonization trajectories in line with the 1.5 °C Paris Agreement aim to halve global carbon emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero emissions by 2050, a need echoed by

Boston Ballet: La Mer

Performances at 1:30PM or 7:30PM

On stage now through April 16, the Our Journey program features the world premiere of La Mer, by Nanine Linning. Boston Ballet collaborated with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to shed light on the importance of ocean preservation. Both organizations believe that the creative drive inherent in both the arts and sciences to learn more about the world around

The Boston Globe: Sustainability Week 2023

(Sign up for different events all week long)

The Boston Globe’s third annual Sustainability Week is a week-long virtual event series focusing on the climate crisis, current environmental issues and actionable solutions. Experts from the private and public sectors will share insight into how we can mitigate this crisis with decisive action and supportive policies. Register for events through the following link: