Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

Atyia Martin: Developing Boston’s New Resilience Plan


WGBHForum

Published on Sep 16, 2016

Dr. Atyia Martin speaks about how Climate Resilient Boston will build on the work of Boston Living with Water, 100 Resilient Cities, and Climate Ready Boston by providing input to the City of Boston on potential solutions for the climate change and resiliency challenges faced by coastal communities. This initiative will continue to build a network of designers, engineers, and other practitioners to help advance Boston’s ability to address climate change risks.

Preview: Climate Ready Boston


WGBHForum

Published on Dec 7, 2016

In a collaboration between Climate Ready Boston, the City of Boston, Boston Harbor Now, and the BRA, a group of architects, city planners and interested professionals came to the Boston Society of Architects to get a preview of the strategies being developed by the city, as well as to workshop ideas of sea level rise, extreme weather and resilience.

See also from this day Dr. Atyia Martin’s preview of the city’s coming resilience strategy, developed with 100 Resilient Cities. http://forum-network.org/lectures/cli…

Climate Ready Boston Press Conference – Promo


Boston City TV

Published on Dec 9, 2016

At City Hall, Mayor Walsh releases the Climate Ready Boston Action Plan. The plan will help prepare Boston for the effects of climate change in the coming decades.

Recalling Some Aspects of America’s Immigration Policies in Black History Month


Tim Weiskel

Published on Mar 5, 2017

Recalling Some Aspects of America’s Immigration Policies in Black History Month

If some people want to “make America great again” they should remember that immigration made it great in the first place.

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20…

Inhofe Speaks on Senate Floor on Undoing Obama’s Climate Legacy


Senator Jim Inhofe

Published on Mar 14, 2017

Winter Storm Stella slams northeastern US


CGTN America

Published on Mar 14, 2017

A winter storm has hit the northeastern United States with heavy snow and strong winds. This has been causing travel chaos, with thousands of flights cancelled. CGTN’s Nick Harper reports from New York.

Science, Society and Politics


The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Published on Mar 14, 2017

For years, many scientists and researchers have preferred to remain out of politics, wary of any potential taint to the pure empiricism of science. However, with potential cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, among others, many are beginning to sound the alarm. The Agenda looks at the role of science in society, and whether scientists should become more involved in politics and policymaking.