Skip to content
Apply
Stories

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

People in this story

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.

Continue Reading at The Boston Globe.

More Stories

New tool evaluating ‘high-quality jobs’ benefits employers, employees, Northeastern research finds

06.14.2024

Supreme Court ruling on the abortion pill ‘just a temporary pause in the battle’ over access, expert says

06.14.2024

From tutors to tax assistance, Northeastern’s Heart of CommUNITY awards honor civic leaders and volunteers

06.15.24
All Stories