Until recently, no one was talking about what storm surge could do to the Charles River and Amelia Earhart dams themselves.
The Massachusetts Legislature voted today to pass a $2.4 Billion Environmental Bond Bill focused on improving climate change resiliency and adaptation; enhancing environmental and natural resource protection; and investing in parks and recreational assets.
Today, the Massachusetts Senate passed H.4613, An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity, colloquially known as the ‘environmental bond bill.’
Very encouraging forum on climate change impact on transportation infrastructure — the right people are thinking about the issue.
Defending our critical infrastructure from increased flood risks requires supporting the agencies that own infrastructure with adequate funding.
Many public agencies are taking steps to evaluate flood risk exposures due to climate change and set plans in motion. Much remains to be done!