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As Climate Changes, Urban Planners Help Cities Adapt

WBUR: Despite the ongoing national political dissension over climate change, Boston and Cambridge, among other cities around the world, are searching for ways to cope with its effects. A recent survey finds that "79 percent of cities worldwide report that in the past five years they perceived changes in temperature, precipitation, sea level, or natural hazards that they attribute to climate change." JoAnn Carmin, co-author of the study, is Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning...