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  • (@BosGreenRibbon): Thank you @mayortommenino for your vision and leadership to organize public-private partnerships for fighting #climatechange.
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): We're grateful for Mayor Menino advancing environmentl practices in #Boston @GreenovateBos @bostonparks @BNAN_Boston @BosGreenRibbon
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): RT @BostonGlobe: Obituary: Thomas M. Menino, who served as Boston's mayor for 5 consecutive terms, has died. http://t.co/1gE1uP1NBF http://…
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): RT @marty_walsh: A regional #climate preparedness summit next spring will establish a mechanism for coordinated action going forward #Clima…
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): MT "@MassCEC: @ENERGY's MacWilliams gives nod to @BosGreenRibbon as a collaborative model for how to address #climatechange at #F2020"
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): RT @MassCEC: @ENERGY's MacWilliams gives nod to @BosGreenRibbon as a collaborative model for how to address climate change #F2020
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): RT @MassCEC: @ENERGY's MacWilliams gives nod to @BosGreenRibbon as a collaborative model for how to address climate change #F2020
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): @ENERGY's MacWilliams gives nod to @BosGreenRibbon as a collaborative model for how to address climate change #F2020
  • (@BosGreenRibbon): "Insurance industry is 1 of the big economic players w/ interest in addressing #climatechange" @CeresNews http://t.co/DSJaKLaywh via @grist

News

October 6, 2014
Yale Climate Connections (Podcast)
John Cleveland discusses Greenovate Boston and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission

September 30, 2014
Boston Globe
Report offers ideas for a Boston beset by rising seas
Casey Ross

August 4, 2014
Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report
New Urban Designs Identified in Report Help Waterfront Areas Respond to Flooding
Martha Kessler

August 4, 2014
Banker & Tradesman
Boston Sponsors Design Contest For Flood Adaptation

August 2, 2014
Boston Herald
Waterfront sites to get flood-prevention designs
Marie Szaniszlo

August 1, 2014
BostInno
Can You Keep the Waterfront From Being Submerged in Boston Harbor?
Nick DeLuca

April 22, 2014
Boston Globe
Top US energy, environmental officials in Boston on Earth Day to promote Obama agenda
Erin Ailworth

April 16, 2014
Boston Globe
Slogging forward on climate change
Scot Lehigh

April 4, 2014
Boston Globe
How Boston is — and should be — preparing for rising seas
Michael Fitzgerald

March 25, 2014
City of Boston
Mayor Walsh Opens Up the 8th Annual Mayor’s Greenovate Awards
Press Release

March 10, 2014
Boston Globe
Reeling from flood insurance hikes, coastal towns must change, adapt
Editorial

March 5, 2014
Barr Foundation
New Study Finds Massachusetts Climate Policy Yields Economic Gains for State

February 1, 2014
Boston Globe
A flood of trouble
By Renee Loth

November 28, 2013
Boston Globe
Thanks to resilience
By Edward L. Glaeser

November 5, 2013
Boston Globe
Campaign seeks small steps for a greener Boston
By Beth Daley

October 31, 2013
Climate Progress (a publication of Think Progress)
Boston Considers Requiring Developers To Prepare For Climate Change
By Katie Valentine

October 31, 2013
Boston University Daily Free Press
Menino drafts plan for natural disaster response
By Bram Peterson

October 30, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
New Boston Zoning Regulations Aim to Deal With Climate Change
By Allison DeAngelis

October 30, 2013
Boston Globe
Developers large buildings would have prepare for climate change under proposed rules
By David Abel

October 30, 2013
Boston Herald
Menino fears impact of another superstorm
By Marie Szaniszlo

October 29, 2013
Metro Boston & Metro Philadelphia
Climate Ready Boston: Menino to update city on climate action progress
By Morgan Rousseau

October 29, 2013
WBZ Radio
A Year After Sandy, Menino Unveils ‘Climate-Ready’ Study
By Carl Stevens

October 29, 2013 NECN
If Sandy hit Boston again...
Video
By Peter Howe

October 29, 2013
WCVB
How Boston is preparing for the next Hurricane Sandy
Video
By Cindy Fitzgibbon

October 29, 2013
Fox 25 Boston
Learning From The Devastation of Superstorm Sandy
Video - Interview with Boston Environment and Energy Chief Brian Swett

October 29, 2013
Boston Magazine
Environmental League of Massachusetts Has an Intense Vision of Boston After the Next Superstorm: Images released on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy show Boston underwater
By Steve Annear

October 29, 2013
Bostinno
Mayor Menino Talks Climate Sustainability, Avoiding '100-Year Flood' on Sandy Anniversary
By Nate Boroyan

October 29, 2013
The Nelson Daily
Harvesting the First Fuel
By Michael Jessen

October 30, 2013
The Boston Harbor Association
TBHA Applauds Mayor Menino, City of Boston’s Follow Through On Commitment to Climate Change Preparedness
By Julie Wormser

October 2, 2013
Environmental Defense Fund, Market Leaders Team Up to Drive a New Era in Energy Management
Press Release from the Environmental Defense Fund

September 17, 2013
USA Today
Ranking reveals top U.S. cities on energy efficiency
By Wendy Koch

September 17, 2013
National Geographic
Boston Tops Ranking of Energy-Efficient U.S. Cities
By Patrick J. Kiger

September 17, 2013 Boston Globe
Studies cite gains in Mass. renewable energy industry 20,000 work in state's renewable industry; Boston tops in efficiency
By Erin Ailworth

September 17, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston tops in energy efficiency, ranking shows
By Erin Ailworth

September 11, 2013
Energy Manager Today
Groups Advocate CHP for Mass. Hospitals

September 11, 2013
Becker's Hospital Review
Report: Combined Heat and Power Systems Could Save Hospitals $700k Per Year
By Bob Herman

August 28, 2013
EcoMass News
Sandy Propels Boston Toward Climate Adaptation
By Kat Friedrich

August 26, 2013
Architect Magazine
Resilience Refresher: Boston civic and industry leaders outline design strategies for protecting coastal urban centers from severe weather damage
By Hallie Busta

August 26, 2013
Boston Globe
Candidates’ Responses to Environmental Questionnaire
Several Boston mayoral candidates reference the Boston Green Ribbon
Commission and its work

August 15, 2013
Boston Neighborhood News
Climate Change Measures Recommended for Boston
Interview: Chris Lovett with Emily Grandstaff-Rice, VP of the Boston Society of Architects, and Bud Ris, President and CEO of the New England Aquarium

August 9, 2013
Environmental Leader
How to Improve Buildings’ Climate Change Preparedness
Editorial

August 5, 2013
Portland Daily Sun
A Tale of Two Waterfronts
By Robert Libby

August 4, 2013
Boston Globe
Rising water levels threaten Boston's waterfront
By Casey Ross

August 4, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Building Better Buildings
Editorial

August 2, 2013
Boston Business Journal
Mayor's race should set tone for a more sustainable city
Op-Ed by GRC member & vice-chair Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres

July 12, 2013
US News & World Report
Making Boston Green (Q&A with Thomas Menino)
By Happy Carlock

June 28, 2013
Mass High Tech
Views from the Inside: Boston prepares for climate change, emissions reduction
Op-Ed by Brian Swett, Chief of Environment and Energy, City of Boston

June 21, 2013
Barr Foundation
Some Things Inspiring in the State of Denmark
By Mariella Puerto

June 18, 2013
Environment & Energy Publishing
Boston group shifts from 'Big Dig' to lowering commercial carbon emissions
Story by Daniel Cusick

June 7, 2013
GreenBiz.com
Boston's climate: The sweet spot between public, private needs
Video of VERGE Boston 2013 panel featuring Brian Swett, chief of environment and energy for the city of Boston; John Cleveland, executive director of the Boston Green Ribbon Commission; and John Messervy, director of capital and facilities planning for Partners HealthCare, in conversation with GreenBiz Group CEO Eric Faurot

May 26, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Not Easy Being Green: Industry Groups Take A Stand on Energy Ordinance
Story by James Cronin

May 14, 2013
NECN
'Greenovating' Boston
Story by Peter Howe

May 14, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston launching ad campaign to bolster sustainability
Story by Matthew Rocheleau

May 14, 2013
WBUR
Menino Launches 'Greenovate Boston' Initiative

May 9, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston Energy, Water Use Law Approved
Story by Alyssa Edes

May 5, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Energy Disclosure Is Good For Real Estate And Boston: New Rule Is A Win-Win
Op-Ed by Dan Probst, Jones Lang LaSalle

April 25, 2013
Springfield Republican
Bill Ravanesi of Longmeadow Named 2013 Environmental Hero Award Recipient

April 12, 2013
Boston Business Journal
Disclosing Energy Savings Would Be Good for All
Story by Bill Ravanesi

April 4, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston Needs the Building Energy Disclosure Ordinance
Story by Michael A. Cantalupa

March 12, 2013
Boston Business Journal
BBJ Names Best Green Practices Award Winners
Note: Award Winners include several GRC Members

March 12, 2013
Metro Boston
Plum Island a warning for rest of coast?
Story by Michael Naughton

February 25, 2013
Banker and Tradesman
Boston's Waterfront, Greenway District Planning Moves Ahead
Column by GRC member Vivien Li

February 23, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston prepares for future superstorms
Column by Renee Loth

February 22, 2013
NPR
Boston Grapples with the Threat of Storms and Rising Water
Story by Christopher Joycee

February 17, 2013
Forbes
Accelerating Arctic Ice Melt Means Billions Need to Be Spent
Story by Alex Knapp

February 17, 2013
Al Gore's Blog
Boston Underwater

February 17, 2013
Boston Globe
Boston prepares for climate change effects
Story by Beth Daley

February 12, 2013
The Back Bay Sun
Mayor Menino Announces Comprehensive Actions to Better Prepare Boston for Storms Like Sandy

February 17, 2013
Boston Globe
The coming storm
Story by Richard W. Murray and Daniel P. Schrag

February 15, 2013
Boston Herald
Cutting emissions to cost Boston building owners $838M
Story by Marie Szaniszlo

February 12, 2013
Boston Magazine
Boston In the Year 2100 Looks Really ... Wet
Story by Rosemary Chandler

February 9, 2013
Climate Central
Blizzard Buries New England, Breaks Snowfall Records
Story by Andrew Freedman

February 9, 2013
Law & The Environment
RGGI Ratchets Down the Cap: We’re Still Going to Have to Adapt
Story by Seth Jaffe

February 8, 2013
Climate Central
Blizzard of 2013 Brings Another Threat: Coastal Flooding
Story by Andrew Freedman

February 7, 2013
WGBH
City Hall Plaza Underwater? Storm Fears Fuel BHA Report
Story by Adam Reilly

February 6, 2013
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
Preparing for the Rising Tide - Across New England
Story by Seth Kaplan

February 6, 2013
Huffington Post UK
Post-Sandy, Boston Prepares for Climate Change
Story by Anders Lorenzen

February 6, 2013
WGBH
Rising Tides Place Hub Waterfront Sites at Risk
Story by Anne Mostue

February 6, 2013
BNN
Climate Change Prompts New Measures in Boston
Story by Chris Lovett

February 5, 2013
Metro Boston
Flooded Hub: Boston prepares for the next destructive super storm
Story by Morgan Rousseau

February 5, 2013
WBUR
Menino Announces Storm-Readiness Initiatives
Story by Monica Brady-Myerov

February 5, 2013
NECN
Preparing Boston for the Big One
Story by Peter Howe

February 5, 2013
The Atlantic Cities
These Scary Maps Explain What Sea Level Rise Will Mean in Boston
Story by Emily Badger

February 5, 2013
Boston Business Journal
Another Sandy-strength Storm Could Put 7 Percent of Boston Underwater
Story by Jon Chesto

February 5, 2013
BostInno
Report: Serious Flooding Would Put Parts of Boston Underwater, City Will Update Preparedness Plan
Story by Steve Annear

February 5, 2013
Reuters
Boston mayor calls on city to prepare for climate change

February 5, 2013
A Greener Life, A Greener World
Post-Sandy, Boston Prepares for Climate Change
Story by Anders Lorenzen

January 10, 2013
Boston Metro
'Greenovate Fellows' to Help Improve Boston's Air Quality
Story by Morgan Rousseau

January 10, 2013
ThinkProgress
Climate-Informed Development: How to Rebuild in A Warming World
Guest column by Commission member Mindy Lubber

January 7, 2013
Sampan
Mayor Menino Announces City’s First "Greenovate Fellows"
Story by Ling-Mei Wong

November 30, 2012
NPR
Northeastern University Cited As America's Greenest College
Part of the Living on Earth Series

November 24, 2012
Boston Globe
After a Near-Miss with Sandy, More Preparations Are Needed

November 14, 2012
Boston Globe
Cities Are Preparing for More Super Storms
Story by Michael E. Mooney

November 14, 2012
Nature
Be Persuasive. Be Brave. Be Arrested (If Necessary)
Story by Jeremy Grantham

November 9, 2012
Boston Business Journal
When Sandy Returns...

November 1, 2012
Boston Globe
Boston Could be Vulnerable to More Severe Storms
Story by Beth Daley and Eric Moskowitz

October 29, 2012
Boston Globe
Giving Back to the Electric Grid
Story by Casey Ross

October 26, 2012
NPR
Hospitals Go Green to Save Money and Save Lives
Part of the Living on Earth Series

August 15, 2012
Boston Herald
Hub Seeking 'Greenovate Fellows'
Story by Ira Kantor

August 14, 2012
Metro Boston
Menino wants 'green champions' to freshen up Boston air

August 8, 2012
BostInno
If Boston Is to Meet Its Green Goals, Business Has to Help
Story by Walter Frick

June 27, 2012
The Atlantic Cities
The Suburban Ripple Effect of Sustainable Cities
Story by Emily Badger

June 25, 2012 The Boston Globe
Rising sea level a threat to East
Story by David Abel

June 12, 2012
BostInno
Got Solar? Want Solar? Check Out the City of Boston’s Interactive Map
Guest column by Peter Rothstein

April 20, 2012
The Boston Globe
Spaulding Rehab puts climate change in concrete terms
Story by Joan Wickersham

April 7, 2012
The Boston Globe
Green Communities Act is good for business
Guest column by Tedd Saunders

January 27, 2012
New York Times
Reaping a Bonus From Cap-and-Trade
Story by Mireya Navarro

November 4, 2011
Boston Business Journal
Hostetter rallies peers on climate change
Story by Mary Moore

October 23, 2011
Huffington Post
U.S. States Ranked By Energy Efficiency In Recently Released Scorecard

October 20, 2011
The New York Times
On Our Radar: Massachusetts Leads Efficiency Rankings

October 20, 2011
Money & Company
California drops to No. 2 in energy efficiency rankings
Story by Ronald D. White

October 20, 2011
Bloomberg Businessweek
Report: Mass. tops in promoting energy efficiency
The Associated Press

November 8, 2010
Boston Globe
Green is Good Economics
OP-ED by Commission members Anne Finucane and Gary Gottlieb