A severe winter storm (dubbed Grayson by the Weather Channel) left Boston and coastal Massachusetts awash, surprising many in the intensity of the flooding impact. Even the Mayor noted that this is a forewarning of the future in a climate-changed world. We should work toward resiliency, but keep in mind that reduction in carbon pollution itself is the best way to protect what we love.
The reading list:
- NYT: Climate and cold weather
- WBUR: $300B losses in 2017
- Walsh connects floods to climate
- Globe: Sea level rise hits home
- WBUR: Resiliency
- WBUR: Flooding
- WaPo: climate and cold
- Globe: Flooding images
- Herald: Seawall?
- HOW TO CONTACT YOUR LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVES
Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist that the United States put a price on carbon.
Thanks for listening.