"THE BAKER ADMINISTRATION on Wednesday released a 168-page climate plan for 2050that follows the same general playbook that’s been outlined in the past – increase production of clean electricity; use that electricity to electrify the energy-intensive transportation, building, and industrial sectors; and achieve net-zero emissions by removing additional carbon from the atmosphere using natural and engineered approaches.
The state’s goal for 2050 is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 85 percent compared to 1990 levels, and achieve the net-zero target by removing additional emissions from the atmosphere.
It’s a very ambitious undertaking, simplistic in concept but very difficult in execution. The climate plan wrestles with all the variables, and comes to some tentative conclusions."
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Get the full 168 page plan here -> https://www.mass.gov/doc/2050-clean-energy-and-climate-plan/download
Boston Globe coverage of the report -> https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/12/21/science/with-new-report-massachusetts-charts-path-net-zero-emissions-by-2050/
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