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Mayor Michelle Wu Announces Agreements Between Boston Housing Authority and National Grid to Develop Networked Geothermal Heating at Franklin Field Apartments (City of Boston)

New system will replace existing gas distribution service with an electric heat system, supporting the City’s goal to decarbonize public housing by 2030 Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and National Grid to announce that Franklin Field Apartments has been selected for National Grid’s Networked Geothermal Demonstration Program. The project will be

Letters: Push is on to shore up the imperiled Mass. coastline (The Boston Globe)

Letter from Senior Advisor for Resilience Bud Ris highlights how “Boston can protect vulnerable areas cost-effectively.” Sabrina Shankman’s Jan. 19 article on coastal flooding comes at a critical time for Boston and the Commonwealth. Although Boston did not suffer significant impact from the recent storms, the Harborwalk flooding should serve as a wake-up call for policy makers. The City

Mayor Wu’s State of the City – GRC Applauds Climate-Related Initiatives & Commitments

On January 9, 2024, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her second State of the City speech at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway. At the GRC, we were pleased to see the Mayor touch on several key climate change related initiatives. A few of the highlights include the following: State of the City Speech: Read