Earlier this Month, The Boston Foundation released its “Inaugural Boston Climate Progress Report.” Suffice it to say, there’s a lot to do. The Report identifies four “Big Lifts” necessary to attaining our climate goals. It defines a Big Lift as:
a multidecade mega-project that seeks to improve the city to align with its climate and equity goals.
The four Big Lifts are:
- Retrofitting the small building stock
- Local energy planning for an electrified city
- Building a resilient coastline through improved governance
- Prioritizing reparative planning for Boston’s frontline neighborhoods
All of these are important and each is worth its own post. … More