Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, and the Boston Region MPO: 2012 Update

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Posted 10/12 

Transportation planning policies and decision-making can affect a reduction in the transportation sector's CO2 emissions. The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) published a climate change paper in 2008. Since 2008, more information has become available regarding climate change, including observed changes in climate, new policies and legislation at the national, state, and regional levels, and new MPO activities addressing climate change. The new information is presented in this paper, along with earlier information that is still applicable. 

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