Abstract

This report was created by Mayor Menino's Climate Preparedness Task Force, a Cabinet-level group convened in February 2013. The report identifies ways in which the City of Boston has and will prepare for the impacts of climate change on municipal operations.

Published On

Keywords

Sector Addressed
Policy
Transportation / Infrastructure
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Invest in / Enhance emergency services planning and training
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Infrastructure retrofitting and improvements
Make infrastructure resistant or resilient to climate change
Community Planning (developing climate-smart communities)
Create or modify shoreline management measures
Develop disaster preparedness plans and policies
Governance and Policy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Air temperature
Flooding
Infrastructure damage
Precipitation
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Region
Northeast