Quincy agency to host presentation on sea level rise, climate change

In an effort to raise environmental awareness, Quincy’s Department of Planning and Community Development will sponsor a workshop on May 23 to discuss how the South Shore community might be impacted by climate change.

Hosted at the Thomas Crane Public Library from noon to 2 p.m., the presentation will discuss scientists’ predictions and their implications.

Although the details of the matter are complicated, presenters already have a grim view of the future.

“Over the next one hundred years, scientists predict that the sea level will rise as much as five feet. This, [coupled] with a one hundred year storm, could cause the sea level to be more than ten feet higher than today’s average,” a press release for the event said… Read more


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