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Tue, 09/08/2015

http://localclimatechange.mit.edu/

A new site for Managing Climate Risks in Coastal Communities: Strategies for Engagement, Readiness and Adaptation, incorperating on going research from the Science Impact Collaborative and...

Thu, 06/05/2014

According to a new scientific report sponsored by the New England Climate Adaption Project, the Town of Wells faces several risks over the next century due to climate change, the most notable being the risk of increased flooding from intense precipitation...

Wed, 06/04/2014

How will climate change impact Cranston?  Researchers say hotter days will become more frequent, as will extreme precipitation events. Sea levels will rise, and flooding will continue to be a significant issue.

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Fri, 05/30/2014

About 40 citizens and town and agency officials interested in the effects of climate change on Barnstable participated in a concluding workshop of the two-year New England Climate Adaptation Project (NECAP) Wednesday at Town Hall. The organizations involved...

Wed, 05/21/2014

When Public Service Electric & Gas proposed its $3.9 billion infrastructure-hardening project last year following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, it represented the single largest filing any New Jersey utility had ever requested. When state...

Sun, 05/18/2014

As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New Hampshire signed a two-year cooperative...

Wed, 05/14/2014

Illinois Farmers Insurance Co. is suing Chicago for failing to prevent flooding related to climate change in what experts say could be a landmark case that accelerates local efforts to grapple with the impacts of climbing temperatures. The insurance company...

Mon, 05/12/2014

A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday. If the findings hold up, they suggest that the melting could...

Wed, 05/07/2014

The sunny-day flooding was happening again. During high tide one recent afternoon, Eliseo Toussaint looked out the window of his Alton Road laundromat and watched bottle-green saltwater seep from the gutters, fill the street and block the entrance to his...

Wed, 05/07/2014

The Northeast is bearing the brunt of climate change in the nation, assaulted by heat waves, torrential rains, and flooding that are the result of human action, according to a federal report released Tuesday. Over the past century, temperatures in...