Press Release: Report Outlines Environmental Effects of Systemic Racism in Boston, Highlights Climate Action Opportunities
Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) and Embrace Boston Survey “Our Shared History” as Launching Point to Build a Carbon-Free City and Redress Long-Standing Inequities BOSTON, MA (March 29, 2023) – The Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) and Embrace Boston today released “Our Shared History: Using Boston Climate Opportunities to Address Systemic Racism,” a comprehensive survey
Boston Green Ribbon Commission and Embrace Boston: Our Shared History Report
Using Boston’s Climate Opportunities to Address Systemic Racism
The Boston Globe: Massachusetts needs a coastal adaptation agency
The state currently relies on a piecemeal approach, but cities and towns have limited ability to act effectively on their own. Most of their coastlines are privately owned and there are few options for raising funds locally to pay for costly flood control infrastructure.
The Boston Globe: Fort Point Channel floodgate idea advances, but how to pay for it?
Estimates range as high as $767 million, but it could prevent billions of dollars of property damage during a catastrophic storm
CommonWealth: Waterfront resilience is ground zero in climate fight
Op-ed from New England Aquarium President & CEO Vikki Spruill, and GRC Member, on how nature-based solutions lend themselves to resiliency strategies