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Boston’s 2030 climate goal is out of reach, a new report finds

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Boston is so far behind on climate progress that cutting greenhouse emissions in half by the critical milepost of 2030 is already out of reach, a new assessment has found, and reaching the goal of net zero emissions by 2050 will requirea decades-long, all-in effort.

The report blamed a decade or more of stalled actionat the city, state, and federal levels, and said that dramatic changes must now begin.

In a year that saw the hottest three week period in 151 years of Boston records, and just ahead of what is expected to be a record-hot weekend, the report, dubbed the Inaugural Boston Climate Progress Report, was seen as a jolt of reality.

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