Massachusets

How Two Smaller Legacy Cities Are Adopting Green Infrastructure

How Two Smaller Legacy Cities Are Adopting Green Infrastructure

Climate change has raised temperatures and intensified flooding across New England. Providence and Worcester experiment with strategies to alleviate the worst effects.

Why Does Boston Not Use Green Roofs to Combat Flooding?

Why Does Boston Not Use Green Roofs to Combat Flooding?

Massive tidal shifts of 10-14 feet in the Boston Harbor mean that every time a North Eastern storm coincides with high tide, the excess stormwater cannot readily flow into the harbor.

Green Roof and Wall Policies in Devens Regional Enterprise Zone

Green Roof and Wall Policies in Devens Regional Enterprise Zone

Devens, MA, a former army base, has been redeveloped using sustainability principles for over a quarter century.

Helping Pollinators Thrive in a Greener Urban Ecosystem

Helping Pollinators Thrive in a Greener Urban Ecosystem

The Best Bees Company, based in Boston, is looking to help building owners find space to create sustainable ecosystems for green roofs, street trees, and other urban greenery.