Green Ribbon Commission

  • BOSTON in 2050:

    sea level rise

    Sasaki Associates, Inc.
  • BOSTON in 2050:

    sea level rise with major storm

    Courtesy of Sasaki Associates
  • BOSTON in 2100:

    sea level rise

    Courtesy of Sasaki Associates
  • BOSTON in 2100:

    sea level rise with major storm

    Courtesy of Sasaki Associates

The Boston Green Ribbon Commission is a group of business, institutional, and civic leaders in Boston working to develop shared strategies for fighting climate change in coordination with the City’s Climate Action Plan.

 


What’s New?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report finding that the world needs to adopt the same carbon reduction timeline as Boston in order to prevent 1.5 C degrees of warming, implementing reduction goals of 45% by 2030 and 100% by 2050. NYTimes Article.

 

 

The Coastal Resilience Solutions for South Boston report has been released by the City of Boston. The report explores strategies as well as a long-term vision for reducing risk due to sea level rise and coastal flooding in South Boston and the Seaport.

 

 


 

“We are America’s climate champion, with a target date of 2050 for going 100% carbon-neutral.” – Mayor Martin J. Walsh, State of the City 2017

 

The GRC works side-by-side with the City of Boston on Climate Ready Boston and Carbon Free Boston


 

Carbon Free Boston Cross-Cutting Initiative

Climate Ready Boston Cross-Cutting Initiative

Working Groups

Resources

Funders