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Preparing for climate change

Climate Ready Boston is our initiative to get the City ready for the long-term impacts of climate change.

Boston residents are already affected by extreme heat, rain, snow and flooding. These trends will only continue. The City launched Climate Ready Boston to help Boston plan for the impacts of climate change and build a resilient future. 

Climate Ready Boston is an ongoing initiative. We work with the community and other partners to advance our vision for a Climate Ready Boston.

 

Second open house

Read the blog post for the Climate Ready Downtown event:

blog post

Climate Ready Boston Coordinator

Email Alisha Pegan to learn more about Climate Ready Boston. 

Resilient Harbor Vision

Learn about our climate-ready vision to enhance Boston’s waterfront. We want to protect Boston's neighborhoods from sea level rise and flooding due to climate change.

Resilient Boston Harbor

Progress

Track our progress in implementing the citywide report recommendations 

 Climate Ready Boston Progress Tool
Background

Across the City, we recognize the importance of tracking our progress and being transparent. This tool is our pilot to improve those efforts in climate resiliency. We want to show the progress we're making on the initiatives recommended in the Climate Ready Boston Outline of Actions.

Resources

Resources

The resources below are related to climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation planning in Greater Boston.

News

News
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Boston taking critical actions to achieving carbon neutrality

Environment
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2019 environment and transportation legislative agenda announced

Mayor's Office
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Boston named winner in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Change Challenge

Environment
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Transformative plan to create resilient, open Boston Harbor unveiled

Environment