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A Climate-resilient Region

MetroCommon 2050:
Goal 1: Metro Boston is prepared for - and resilient to - the impacts of climate change.
Goal 2: The Metro Boston region is highly energy efficient and has reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to net zero. 

$835,000 Awarded to 13 Different Projects 

for the FY2023 round of the Accelerating Climate Resilience Municipal Grant Program. 

19 Community-based Organization Projects Funded

through the third round of the COVID-Safe Cooling (CSC) Strategies Grant Program.

Worked in partnership with 7 cities and towns

in the Greater Boston region on the creation of their regional Climate Action Plans (CAPs).


Summer 2023



A group of people standing together at the Malden Green Fair. They are facing the camera and smiling.

Malden community leaders and MAPC staff involved in the Malden Climate Action Plan project at the Malden Green Fair.
Photo Credit: MAPC

Two women stand behind a table with information on it and under a tarp, at the Framingham Earth Day Festival.

MAPC staff sharing information about the Framingham Climate Action Plan at Framingham Earth Day Festival.
Photo Credit: MAPC

Numerous people are standing outside with trees behind them. They are facing the camera, smiling, and some are holding signs.

Members of MetroWest Climate Liaison Project Team.
Photo Credit: MAPC

MAPC staff, partners, and stakeholders attended the Energy Justice Summit in December hosted by VoteSolar at Groundwork Lawrence's office. In this photo is Brooks Winner, Senior Clean Energy Specialist, MAPC, and fellow Energy Efficiency Advisory Council member, Mary Wambui.
Photo Credit: Brooks Winter, MAPC

MAPC 60 years logo. Text says, "MAPC. 60 years. Metropolitan Area Planning Council." The logo includes a light green map of the region.

Did You Know?
In 2000, MAPC and Tufts University launched a three-year study on the effects of climate change on the Greater Boston region