| 80 x 50, Climate Preparedness | 02.18.17

Boston Globe reports on rising seas research underway

Boston Globe

The Boston Globe published a major piece about research underway to protect Boston Harbor from rising seas.

As rising sea levels pose a growing threat to Boston’s future, city officials are exploring the feasibility of building a vast sea barrier from Hull to Deer Island, forming a protective arc around Boston Harbor.

“With forecasts indicating that Boston could experience routine flooding in the coming decades, threatening some 90,000 residents and $80 billion worth of real estate, city officials say it would be foolish not to consider aggressive action, no matter how daunting.”

Read the full article here. 

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