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Making Boston Resilient by Barnard Blogger Alexander Hedge

My relationship with the City of Boston runs very deep. It all started back in May of 1997 when I was born in the South End. I moved away when I was a small child, but returned to my hometown last summer to work for a construction firm. During that summer I lived with my

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Risk of Coastal Cities to Increasingly Intense Weather Events by a Barnard Blogger

The dangers that climate change poses on coastal cities is an evolving threat as development of the cities and their use of land changes on a regular basis, especially considering the fact that costal development is often tied to commercial interests rather than functionality. Sea level rising and the effects of costal erosion change the ways

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The Natural State and Climate Change by Barnard Blogger Maggie Israel

I was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and Arkansas is undoubtedly the place I know best. The state nickname is The Natural State as it boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in the nation such as the Ozark National Forest, Petit Jean State Park, and the Buffalo River. Several of Arkansas’s major

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Climate Change Adaptation and New Jersey’s Widening Coastline by Barnard Blogger Samantha Goldberg

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy wrought destruction upon my hometown of Port Monmouth, New Jersey, along with many other communities on the New York-New Jersey coastline. With a storm surge of nearly 9 feet, my neighborhood was entirely inundated — to the effect that my neighbors down the street had to be rescued by boat after

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Cape Cod in 30 Years: The Arm of Massachusetts will cease to exist by Barnard Blogger Kate Barrett

Throughout my entire life, nature has been a huge part of the environment that I live in. I grew up in a small town on Cape Cod, living no more than ten minutes from the beach. My father works as a fisherman in the summers, and spends his winters working on research trips with crews

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