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  • Carbon Free Boston: Social equity report 2019 

    Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2019)
    OVERVIEW: In January 2019, the Boston Green Ribbon Commission released its Carbon Free Boston: Summary Report, identifying potential options for the City of Boston to meet its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. The ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Summary report 2019 

    Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2019)
    PROJECT OVERVIEW: In 2016, Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed the Metro Mayors Climate Mitigation Commitment, pledging to make Boston carbon neutral by 2050, and asked the Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) to establish a ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Technical Summary 

    Walsh, Michael J.; Kinney, Patrick L.; Levy, Jonathan I.; Tallon, Lindsay; Skipper, Nash; Russell, Armistead; Castigliego, Joshua R.; Pollack, Adam; Zheng, Kevin; Cleveland, Cutler J. (2019-05-15)
    OVERVIEW: This technical summary is intended to argument the rest of the Carbon Free Boston technical reports that seek to achieve this goal of deep mitigation. This document provides below: a rationale for carbon neutrality, ...
  • Assessing water availability in Mediterranean regions affected by water conflicts through MODIS data time series analysis 

    Marco-Dos Santos, Gema; Melendez-Pastor, Ignacio; Navarro-Pedreño, Jose; Koch, Magaly
    Water scarcity is a widespread problem in arid and semi-arid regions such as the western Mediterranean coastal areas. The irregularity of the precipitation generates frequent droughts that exacerbate the conflicts among ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Buildings Technical Report 

    Hatchadorian, Rebecca; Best, Rob; Wholey, Katie; Calven, Alexandra; Levine, Erica; Tepfer, Sara; Swett, Brian; Walsh, Michael J.; Pollack, Adam; Perez, Taylor; Castigliego, Joshua R.; Cleveland, Cutler J. (2019-05-15)
    OVERVIEW: Boston is known for its historic iconic buildings, from the Paul Revere House in the North End, to City Hall in Government Center, to the Old South Meeting House in Downtown Crossing, to the African Meeting ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Transportation Technical Report 

    Porter, Christopher; Milkovits, Martin; Chang, Xiao Yun (Jane); Boone, Scott; Walsh, Michael J.; Castigliego, Joshua R.; Cleveland, Cutler J. (2019-05-15)
    OVERVIEW: Transportation connects Boston’s workers, residents and tourists to their livelihoods, health care, education, recreation, culture, and other aspects of life quality. In cities, transit access is a critical ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Energy Technical Report 

    Walsh, Michael J.; Fox-Penner, Peter; Zheng, Kevin; Pollack, Adam; Cleveland, Cutler J. (2019-05-15)
    INTRODUCTION: The adoption of clean energy in Boston’s buildings and transportation systems will produce sweeping changes in the quantity and composition of the city’s demand for fuel and electricity. The demand ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Waste Technical Report 

    Castigliego, Joshua R.; Walsh, Michael J.; Pollack, Adam; Cleveland, Cutler J. (2019-05-15)
    OVERVIEW: For many people, their most perceptible interaction with their environmental footprint is through the waste that they generate. On a daily basis people have numerous opportunities to decide whether to recycle, ...
  • Carbon Free Boston: Offsets Technical Report 

    Maron, Ariella; Zheng, Kevin; Walsh, Michael J.; Fox-Penner, Peter; Cutler, Cleveland J. (2019-05-15)
    OVERVIEW: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency defines offsets as a specific activity or set of activities intended to reduce GHG emissions, increase the storage of carbon, or enhance GHG removals from the atmosphere ...
  • Multi-user microgrids: obstacles to development and recommendations for advancement 

    Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2018-11)
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Multi-user microgrids (MUMs) are an emerging approach to electricity service that allows neighboring customers to obtain greater resilience in electricity service, from a set of locally installed ...

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