Bud Ris served as a senior advisor on Climate at the Barr Foundation from 2015-2016, focusing on a climate resilience project for Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission and working with Barr’s Climate team on strategic planning. He previously served as president and CEO of the New England Aquarium in Boston from 2005 through 2014, and he led the Union of Concerned Scientists for 22 years.
Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.
Projections establish a clear baseline for what climate effects Boston needs to plan for and when.
Boston is the fourth most vulnerable city in the U.S. to the impacts of sea-level rise. How can we prepare?