The Northeast has been slammed by repeated storms. After the last storm, Chris Reed wrote about Boston and the need for more integrated thinking and planning. This is of course what SAGE members have now been thinking about for several years. Interesting opinion piece - check it out.
Climate readiness: think big, act fast
By Chris Reed
Boston Globe, March 8, 2018
"Until recently, Boston was ahead of other cities in planning for sea-level rise and the effects of climate change before a catastrophic storm like Sandy or Harvey hit. Sure, king tides occasionally overtopped downtown wharves, and South Shore waterfront homes were repeatedly battered by winter storms. But now flooding in downtown Boston, the Seaport, and other neighborhoods is becoming a more regular and recurring phenomenon and is increasingly causing property damage, inconvenience, and, potentially, injury or worse..." See the Boston Globe for the rest of the OpEd.