The extraordinary high tide in the Neponset Estuary a few weeks ago provided a clear message: it’s time for the Commonwealth and our communities to get serious about climate adaptation.
State leaders are signaling their willingness to take climate change a little more seriously.
Boston has experienced 11 inches of sea level rise over the past 90 years of record keeping. In the face of climate change, this trend is showing no sign of slowing down.
We all have a role to play in averting the worst consequences of climate change and creating a sustainable future for our children and grandchildren.
Working together, we can reduce our contribution to climate change and help natural communities to adapt.