Carbon Free Boston

Deep Dive for Boston’s Higher Education Community

Hosted by Boston Green Ribbon Commission, April 10, 2019 at Boston University Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering.


The Carbon Free Boston Report, commissioned by the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, identifies 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 Mayor Walsh in order to provide an analytic foundation for carbon mitigation actions in the City. The Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy led the report’s research and analysis. Read the report.

The April 2019 event, geared toward members of Boston’s Higher Education community, provided a close look at the analysis and findings of the Carbon Free Boston Report. Cutler Cleveland, the report’s principal investigator, led the presentation about the report. Carl Spector, Environment Chief for the City of Boston, also presented. A Q&A session followed.

Carbon Free Boston Event

Dennis Carlberg, Associate Vice President for BU Sustainability, kicks off Carbon Free Boston event