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Mar
31

Women's History Month: Rachel Eckles

As March comes to a close so does our blog series highlighting women working in the environmental field. This week, in our final installment we are profiling a Boston University student. Rachel Eckles is a senior double majoring in Environmental Analysis & Policy and Economics. Read more about Rachel and her path to the environmental field!

 

Mar
24

Celebrating Women's History Month 2017--Gina Fiandaca

As March continues on, we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month. This week we are highlighting the Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department, Gina Fiandaca. As a resident of East Boston, Commissioner Fiandaca has dedicated her career to public service. Learn more about Commissioner Fiandaca’s career and who inspires her most.

 

Mar
22

East Boston Energy Efficiency Workshop Roundup

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The City of Boston would like to extend a big thank you to all of East Boston and our partner organizations for yet another informative workshop to help Bostonians save energy and money with Renew Boston. A special thank you to the folks at East Boston Public Library for offering to host our workshop in their beautiful new community room! See below for some pictures of the action!

Mar
17

Celebrating Women's History Month 2017-- Gail Latimore

We are continuing to celebrate Women’s History Month with another installment in our blog series. This week we are featuring Gail Latimore from Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp. Gail is a proven leader in community development and has created environmental programs, including a community shared solar project. Read more about what inspired her to pursue community development, and her advice to young women starting out in the environmental field.

 

Mar
14

Greenovate Award Nominations Open

The 11th Annual Mayor’s Greenovate Awards are now accepting nominations. 

 

Mar
10

Celebrating Women's History Month 2017- Abigail Roberts

Happy Women’s History Month! Thirty years ago, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of women. This month, Greenovate is celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring female climate leaders who work to make Boston a thriving, healthy, and innovative city. Check back every Friday this month for our latest Women’s History Month profile.

Mar
08

Boston welcomes autonomous vehicles to its streets

Autonomous vehicles have arrived to (a few of) Boston’s streets. What does the future of transportation in Boston look like?AUTONOMOUS_VEHICLES GRAPHIC.png

Mar
01

Climate Ready Boston report-- Layer 5, Adapted Buildings

This week marks our last blog in the Climate Ready Boston layers series. But just because it is our last blog doesn’t mean our work with the report is over. We are excited to host a webinar in the coming weeks to walk through each of the recommendations found in the report and highlighted in our blogs.

Feb
28

Celebrating Black History Month 2017- Austin Blackmon

Black History Month is not quite over! Throughout February Greenovate has featured black environmental leaders from Boston that share our commitment to climate action, and to making Boston a thriving, healthy, and innovative city. This week our blog post comes from our very own Environment, Energy, and Open Space Chief, Austin Blackmon. Austin is a resident of the West End and the Environment, Energy, and Open Space Chief. Read more about Austin and the advice he received from Senator Obama.

Feb
24

Celebrating Black History Month 2017, Kathryn Wright

Black History Month celebrations continue! Throughout the month of February we featured perspectives from black leaders in Boston. This week we’re featuring Kathryn Wright of Meister Consultants Group. Make sure to check in next week for our final profile of the month!

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