King Tide street flooding accentuates need for action.
‘WALK THE TALK’
Mayor Walsh needs to act faster to mitigate regional global warming threats
Environmental groups protested Mayor Marty Walsh last week during the International Mayors ...
TOWNIE: CITY ON A HILL
Global warming will flood Boston. Why not move the state capital to Worcester?
Many small American cities have boosterish metro research organizations that look like a cross between a public policy outfit and a chamber of commerce, and the Bay State’s second biggest urban area is no exception. The Worcester Regional ...
THERE WILL BE NO OUTSIDE WORLD TO HELP US
Boston’s global warming plans must prepare region for worst case scenarios
In a couple of recent columns—and several others over the years—I’ve looked at some of the specific ...
SEA LEVEL RISE IS JUST ONE OF BOSTON’S WORRIES
As Earth approaches several catastrophic global warming “tipping points”
Before writing more columns examining Boston city government’s emerging plans to cope with the effects of global warming, I think a quick review of what area residents are likely to face in the coming decades is in order. Because it’s important to disabuse ...
THE SEAPORT FLOOD IS JUST THE BEGINNING
Unless Boston builds proper defenses against global warming-driven sea level rise
So, Boston’s Seaport District flooded early this month during a bad snowstorm in the midst of several days of arctic temperatures. And nobody could be less surprised than me. Because I’ve spent a lot of the last quarter century ...