Helping cities adapt to climate change

Field-based graduate training program releases new publication

The MIT-USGS Science Impact Collaborative, a field-based graduate training program in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, has released a new publication titled Managing Risk: Helping Cities in Massachusetts Adapt to Climate Change.

Based on research that began in fall 2009, the report features case studies of efforts underway in four coastal cities to anticipate and respond to the likely impacts of climate change. Adaptation efforts in these four cities are compared with what other Massachusetts cities are doing.

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Topics: Climate change, Urban studies and planning

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