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Category: Climate

September 30, 2022
Enhancing the region’s electric vehicle infrastructure 

To support, advance, and contribute to the Commonwealth’s goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, Commission staff is working across different levels of government and with local advocacy organizations to promote the adoption of EVs and the expansion of EV charging infrastructure.   

September 27, 2022
Five additional Cape Cod towns to undergo low-lying roads assessment

The towns of Chatham, Harwich, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Provincetown will share a $205,479 action grant awarded through the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program to assess low-lying roads in each community and develop solutions. This funding is part of $32.8 million in MVP Program grants awarded to Massachusetts cities and towns in late August through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
June 15, 2022
Cape Cod Commission to begin evaluation of historic structures in flood areas  

Working with the United States Army Corps of Engineers Silver Jackets program, the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Woods Hole Sea Grant, and several state and local partners, the Cape Cod Commission…

May 26, 2022
Cape Cod Commission’s large-scale solar tool featured in national webinar series 

A webinar series hosted by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the American Planning Association (APA) recently featured the Cape Cod Commission’s large-scale solar screening tool.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
April 26, 2022
Second cohort of Climate Ambassador Program concludes

The second session of the Cape Cod Commission’s Climate Ambassador Program came to a close this month.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
March 21, 2022
Increasing Cape Cod’s charging capabilities

The inventory of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on Cape Cod is growing.

February 22, 2022
Model coastal resiliency bylaw to be presented at annual environmental conference

The Cape Cod Commission has developed a model coastal resiliency bylaw in partnership with the Urban Harbors Institute (UHI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston; Noble, Wickersham, and Heart, LLP; Woods Hole…

January 20, 2022
Cape Cod Commission welcomes second cohort of Climate Ambassadors

Students from across Cape Cod commit to working together to combat climate change The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce that the second session of the Climate Ambassador Program is…

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
November 24, 2021
Cape Cod Commission prepares model solar bylaw

Climate change is a major challenge facing Cape Cod and transitioning our regional energy sector to renewable forms of energy, including solar energy, is essential.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
November 24, 2021
Final Cape Rail Study report published

Enhanced rail service could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region, according to the final Cape Rail Study that was released in early November.

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