“Back in in 2018 – in the pre-pandemic world – about 5% of the U.S. workforce teleworked from home. That changed dramatically with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; by May 2020 that number had jumped to about 35%. Tech giants Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Twitter announced plans to extend teleworking well into the […]
Join us Wednesday June 17 at 12:00 noon and learn about: • The pace and causes of the transformation of energy markets towards clean energy. • The role of ESG investment in the clean energy transition. • How investments incorporating ESG factors are holding up during the pandemic versus non-ESG peers, including in the climate […]
In a recent interview with BU Today, Professor Cutler Cleveland discusses why July was Boston’s warmest month on record. “Climate change is an urgent problem whose effects are being felt today; it is not just a ‘later this century’ problem. The health of people, ecosystems, and the economy are already diminished by climate change,” Dr. […]
Professor Cutler Cleveland, the principal investigator for Carbon Free Boston, will deliver findings by the initiative, commissioned by the Boston Green Ribbon Commission. The report will identify for the first time specific strategies for the City of Boston to meet its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. The report was undertaken at the request of […]
Professor Cutler Cleveland spoke to BU Today about the Green New Deal unveiled by BU alum Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “A 10-year window to eliminate all [greenhouse gas] emissions is unrealistic,” Cleveland told the news site. “The technologies to achieve this already exist to a large extent: electricity from wind and solar, electric vehicles, and net-zero […]
Professor Cutler Cleveland this week spoke to the Boston Globe about city’s aspirations to be carbon neutral within three decades, and the hopes hinge on building standards, transportation emissions, and solid waste. Click to read the article.
On November 8 Professor Cutler Cleveland presented preliminary results of his team’s research to the the City of Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission. BU President Robert Brown sits on the commission. Professor Cleveland and his colleagues provide technical analyses of the options available to the City to reach its goal of carbon-neutrality by 2050. Researchers in […]