One key route “out of town” goes under water

When you think of it, this is one of the key routes for Boston residents to get “out of town” in case of an emergency or just to relax at the beach or to commute home from work.  How vulnerable is this key piece of real estate in the North End to the potential combination of prolonged severe weather and sea-level rise?

This picture provides a link to one of the potentially vulnerable locations where Boston will begin to experience the impact of climate change in the coming months and years.  This is one of the topics of the Beacon Hill Seminar (BHS) Spring program, focusing on Boston’s “Climate Vulnerability.”  See:

For further background material on the problem of climate vulnerability and the BHS lecture/discussion course you can link to:

and the information that will continue to be posted on:


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