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Heat Preparedness Week 2023: Climate Change is a Public Health Issue

Heat Preparedness Week 2023: Climate Change is a Public Health Issue Written by Sasha Shyduroff, Senior Clean Energy and Climate Planner August 21, 2023 – The Greater Boston region is experiencing more frequent and intense heat waves, as well as rising temperatures due to climate change. Just this year, a heat emergency was declared on July […]

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MAPC and Metro Mayors Release “Keeping Metro Boston Cool: A Regional Heat Preparedness and Adaptation Plan”

Prepared by the Metro Mayors Climate Taskforce, the plan details six strategic focus areas for reducing risk and exposure to and improving preparedness for climate-driven extreme September 30, 2022 – BOSTON – With summer’s relentless heat barely in the rearview mirror, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and a collaboration of 15 Boston area municipalities […]

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