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The Museum of Science: Rise Up Boston – A Climate Event

(From 9:00AM - 5:00PM)

The Inspiration The Museum of Science is committed to offering experiences that highlight the impacts of climate change around the world and here at home. We encourage visitors (in-person and online) to learn about the impacts of a changing climate, consider the perspectives of others, become more confident in taking action, and discover ways to be part

GRC Webinar: Collaborative Climate Action Planning for Institutions

(8:30AM - 10:00AM)

From the high tide floods to pummeling rain to extremely hot days, Boston cultural organizations, their assets, and their audiences are increasingly affected by the impacts of climate change. Rapidly changing regulations at the Commonwealth and City require adjustments to energy procurement, building plans, and site management. Climate costs, responsibilities, and justice are part of

PowerOptions & NEEP: Decarbonizing Communities & Campuses

(9:00AM - 4:00PM)

Join PowerOptions and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester for this May 3rd event that will explore the decarbonization goals of communities and campuses. Decarbonization has become a priority across every sector, creating new challenges—and also many opportunities. From planning to implementation to stakeholder engagement, there are

Harvard Chan School Symposium: Climate, Health & Equity – Toward a Sustainable Future

(Symposium: 1:00PM – 5:30PM; Reception: 5:30PM – 6:30PM)

Climate change is actively harming human health — not in some distant future, but now, in communities around the globe. The more we understand these harms, the better we can confront and overcome them. That’s the goal of this symposium. We’re bringing together leading scientists, policy makers, and activists to examine our most urgent challenges

Harvard Climate Symposium

(8:00AM - 6:00PM ET)

Hosted by the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University The new Institute serves as a fulcrum for collaboration across Harvard’s many areas of expertise, pursuing practical, real-world solutions that address all aspects of the climate crisis. The Symposium represents the first major event of the Salata Institute’s Climate Action Accelerator. The Accelerator will serve

CCAP Green Ribbon Cutting Celebration

10:00AM - 11:30AM

For the past two years, the GRC has offered a program on Collaborative Climate Action Planning (CCAP) to some of Boston’s most prestigious cultural and educational institutions. The program is now being extended to all Boston organizations – from commercial real estate developers to hospital and healthcare institutions to large companies – this is a

One Year of the Inflation Reduction Act: A conversation with Ali Zaidi, White House National Climate Advisor

From 11:00AM - 12:00PM

In August 2022, the United States enacted the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which allocated billions to grow the clean energy economy, spur private investment, revitalize manufacturing in the U.S., reduce costs for consumers, and address historic inequities and pollution that impact disadvantaged and vulnerable communities across the nation.  Now, as the IRA marks its one-year anniversary, the U.S. is

GRCx Webinar: Leveraging the Inflation Reduction Act to Advance Institutional Climate Action

12:30PM - 2:00PM ET

Large institutional property owners (higher education, health care, cultural institutions) play key roles in advancing climate action. They are major energy users and asset owners, investing in resilience and decarbonization on their own property; they invest in climate “applied R&D” that can be shared with others; and they are respected voices in climate policy deliberations. 

Climate Beacon Conference

The Climate Beacon Conference is a new signature climate conference for the New England region. Built for and about practitioners of climate change solutions. Focused on opportunities for the region. Exploring and learning from models of thoughtful, successful implementation everywhere. The conference will convene experts and leaders around a common purpose: to share ideas across