EBC Climate Change Leadership Webinar Series: Boston University Climate Action Plan


Date: September 11, 2020


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Meeting

EBC is excited to present this series of webinars featuring projects and organizations leading the way in climate change adaptation and mitigation in New England. Featuring the nominated projects for the 2020 EBC Annual EBEE Awards Program, this series will focus on the forward-thinking and innovative projects being planned and implemented throughout New England.

This EBC Climate webinar will present the Boston University Climate Action Plan (CAP) and its bold goals to mitigate impact of climate change and plan for resilient campuses. The expert faculty-led CAP Task Force published a plan in 2017 to achieve net zero direct emissions by 2040, to reduce energy demand by 31% by 2032, meet 100% of its electricity needs with renewables, and address indirect emissions from transportation, waste, and sourcing. Moreover, the CAP recommends robust support for climate change education and research at BU and integrating these recommendations into the University’s Strategic Plan. BU recognizes that climate change is a global problem extending beyond its campuses and engaged the City in the CAP planning process and continues to engage the broader community to leverage what is learned. BU will continue to show leadership in addressing the challenges of climate change in its educational programs, research, and operations, and considers the CAP and its implementation a reflection of its core values of global citizenship and community.

Join us for this EBC webinar to learn more about the Boston University Climate Action Plan.

Final Agenda – Climate Change Webinar Series – Boston University Climate Action Plan


Program Chair:

  • Jamie Fay, AICP, CEP, President, Fort Point Associates, Inc.


  • Alison Brizius, Ph.D., Director of Climate and Environmental Planning, City of Boston
  • Dennis Carlberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate Vice President for Sustainability, Boston University
  • Madhu C. Dutta-Koehler, Ph.D., Director, Associate Professor of Practice, City Planning & Urban Affairs, Boston University
  • Lisa Tornatore, LEED Green AssociateSustainability Director, Boston University

Attendee List

Cassandra Albrecht Weston & Sampson Engineer
Caroline Armstrong BETA Group, Inc. Engineering Designer
Joan Boegel MIT Lincoln Laboratory Environmental Engineer
Gabriela Boscio Santos Boston University Engagement Manager, Sustainability
Andrea Brady Buchanan & Associates Associate
Brad Caswell
David Ciochetto RICRMC Principal Ocean Engineer
Sarah Creighton DCAMM Climate Strategist
Bruce Douglas Natural Systems Utilities Vice President
Stephen Estes-Smargiassi MWRA Director of Planning and Sustainability
Joseph Famely Woods Hole Group Sr. Environmental Scientist
Ken Fields Fort Point Associates, Inc. (a Tetra Tech Company) Senior Project Manager
Jacob Glickel Northeastern University Sustainability Planner
Jason Hellendrung Tetra Tech Vice President, Planning & Design
Allison Hopkins Tetra Tech, Inc. Marketing Manager
Yuliya Kalmykova TRC Companies Program Manager Climate Resiliency
Martha Karn Mass. Department of Housing and Community Development Compliance Co-op
Isabel Kaubisch Nitsch Engineering Project Manager
Kristin Kelleher British Consulate Vice Consul Prosperity, Energy & Climate Policy
Sally Kramer Kleinfelder Staff Professional I
Michael Kuser RTO Insider Reporter
Julia Loewenthal Boston Universisty Student
Jeffrey Malloy BSC Group, Inc. Environmental Scientist
Pallavi Mande Charles River Watershed Association Director of Watershed Resilience
Margot Mansfield Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs Coastal Hazards & Climate Specialist
Erica Mattison Boston University Assistant Director, Communications
Karen Mauney-Brodek Emerald Necklace Conservancy President
Katie Moniz Tetra Tech Senior Project Manager
Rachel Mordecai
David Moyer National Grid Distributed Generation – Account Manager
Altaf Mulla Massachusetts DCAMM Senior PM (Architect-Planner)
Casey Shetterly Northeastern University Special Projects – Sustainability
Frank Singleton Town of Weymouth Conservation Commissioner
Stephen Slocomb Epsilon Associates Inc. Principal
Dee Spiro Bergmeyer Sustainability Director
Yve Torrie A Better City Initiative Director of Climate, Energy and Resilience
Marissa Valentino BSC Group, Inc.
Michael Walsh CDM Smith Vice President
Sara White Tetra Tech Project Manager
Bethany Woodworth University of New England Associate Teaching Professor

The available presentations from the EBC Climate Change Leadership Webinar Series: Boston University Climate Action Plan completed on September 11, 2020, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Climate Change Webinar Series – BU CAP

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