City: Municipal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Beat Reduction Target

The city of Boston reports that emissions from city-controlled sources are down 27 percent since 2005. That’s a steeper decline than its goal of 25 percent.

The city of Boston has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent since 2005, exceeding its goal of a 25 percent reduction seven years ahead of schedule, the mayor’s office said today. The city is now pondering setting a new goal for reducing emissions from municipal facilities and operations, the mayor’s office said in a statement.

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