The City of Boston has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050. Researchers in the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Department of Earth and Environment are assessing potential technologies and policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the energy, buildings, transportation, and waste sectors in the City. Social equity is a key cross-cutting theme. This work is a collaborative effort with the City of Boston and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, and it will inform the City’s upcoming Climate Action Plan update.
BU Today: “Eight Ways Boston Could Become Carbon Free”
BU researchers outline aggressive plan for the city to reduce emissions by 2050, reports BU Today. Read more
WBUR: “Boston Aims To Be Carbon Free By 2050. Here Are 5 Takeaways From A New Report”
WBUR News discusses key takeaways from the newly released Carbon Free Boston report with Chris Cook, City of Boston Chief, Read more
The Boston Globe: “Boston wants to go carbon neutral by 2050. Here’s how that could happen”
Read The Boston Globe’s news coverage of the Carbon Free Boston report released today. Read more