Daily Archives: December 11, 2017

Climate Ready Boston | Boston.gov

Climate Ready Boston is an initiative to develop resilient solutions to prepare our City for climate change.

Boston residents are already affected by extreme heat, rain, snow and flooding. These trends will likely continue. The City launched Climate Ready Boston to help Boston plan for the future impacts of climate change.

Climate Ready Boston is an ongoing initiative. We released a comprehensive study report in December 2016 that you can read below. We are now working with the community and other partners to advance our vision for a Climate Ready Boston.

Climate Ready Boston is a partnership with the Green Ribbon Commission with support from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management.

Higher Education Working Group – Boston Green Ribbon Commission

The Higher Education Working Group represents the unique constituency of large research and residential campuses in Boston and neighboring cities.


Colleges and universities have a significant footprint in the City, as well as a particular set of sustainability challenges, including large-scale energy procurement and management, and resiliency planning for diverse communities of tens of thousands of students, faculty, and staff.

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See Green Ribbon Commission main website

Sen. Markey Discusses FCC Plan to End Net Neutrality Rules

Senator Markey
Published on Dec 6, 2017

Net Neutrality: Make your voice heard

City of Boston
Published on Dec 7, 2017

Net Neutrality protections prevent Internet Service Providers from interfering with your Internet content. In November, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed to eliminate these protections — here’s our take on it. For more background, check out our introduction to Net Neutrality: http://bit.ly/2B80aQU

Global business leaders collaborate on protecting the environment

Fears of throttled internet ‘absurd’ – Lionel

Trump to send astronauts back to the moon, eventually Mars