Tracking Boston's Progress

  • 2014 CAP Draft Cover

    Draft 2014 Climate Action Plan Available for Public Comment

    On November 12, 2014, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the release of the draft 2014 Climate Action Plan for public comment. The draft plan will be open to public comments for three weeks, with the final plan to be released in January. Feedback may be submitted via email CAP2014@cityofboston.gov or letters. Please follow the link below for more information on the plan and how to provide feedback.

    Draft 2014 Climate Action Plan for Public Comment »

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  • Graph of 2011 Community GHGs by Fuel Type (200)

    Tracking Boston's Progress on GHG Emissions

    The 2007 Executive Order on Climate Action requires the City to report annually on its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the 2013 Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance requires the City to report annually on municipal buidling energy use.

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    Executive Order on Climate Action »

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    Municipal Energy Data Disclosure

    The Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance requires the City of Boston to annually disclose the energy and water use of municipal facilities. The preliminary data available below presents data on 295 municipal facilities for calendar year 2012. The report includes total energy use, total greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions, energy use per square foot, GHGs per square foot, and total water use. Some of the data may be incomplete, and all figures should be considered tentative.

    The City is in the process of implementing an Enterprise Energy Management System (EEMS), which will systematize energy and water data collection for all municipal facilities. When installation of the EEMS is complete later in 2013, the City will issue a revised report. The final report will also include Energy Star scores for all eligible facilities.

    2012 Municipal Disclosure Data »

    Learn More about the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance »