Category Archives: Carbon Footprint

Background: How to Measure a Town’s Carbon Footprint (Marlborough model)

In 2007, Jennifer Boudrie released a 65 page report entitled “Energy and Environmental Inventory¬†For Marlborough, Massachusetts“. She shows how to use EPA formulas and data from utilities and the municipality to create a detailed carbon emissions inventory. The carefully documented details in the report give an excellent starting point for creating and updating an inventory for other towns such as Acton.