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In The News

Recent news stories on climate change adaptation issues featuring input from Coalition members


July 28, 2015, KY/IL WPSD Local 6"Oceans of trouble"

July 24, 2015, CBS Boston"Mass. Lawmakers Debate Waterfront Home Buyback Program On Plum Island"

July 10, 2015, TX KSAT TV"Your tax dollars repeatedly repair flood-prone homes"


July 16, 2015, WGBH News"How Soon Will Boston Need A 'Managed Retreat' From The Ocean?"


October 8, 2017, Gloucester Daily Times—Op Ed: “Heated Hurricanes”

July 22, 2017, The Herald News—Op Ed: “Big Heat is a Trend That’s Here to Stay”

January 4, 2017, The Boston Globe—Letter to the Editor: “Statewide policy needed, not patchwork at local level”

September 27, 2016, The Salem News—Op Ed: “The time is now to adapt to the effects of climate change,”

November 30, 2015, The Boston Globe“Catastrophic floods remain threat 3 years after Sandy”

November 30, 2015, The Boston Globe—Letters to the Editor:

August 21, 2015, The Boston Globe“Baker Administration gives $2 million in grants to communities vulnerable to climate change"

July 23, 2015, The Gloucester Times“Lawmakers weigh buyback of oceanfront homes”

July 20, 2015, The Cape Cod Times—Op Ed: “State needs a plan for climate change”

July 16, 2015, State House News Service“Committee approves Smizik-backed climate plan bill”

July 21, 2014, Newburyport Daily News“Coastal buyback program in flux”