Time to ask DOER to produce a strong Net Zero Stretch Code.
Cutting building emissions now is crucial to fighting climate change.
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Dave Epstein writes:
"The past three weeks have seen the warmest 21 days ever recorded in 151 years of records in Boston, similar to temperatures in Missouri or North Carolina where this type of heat and humidity is expected. Coupled with growing drought, damage to plants has spread from wilting flower boxes to struggling trees and shrubs. Drought is actually not increasing in New England but in a warmer climate, the impact of even semi-regular droughts can be greater when accompanied by hotter air. ..."