Facing climate change, cities trade sea walls for parks

https://phys.org/news/2018-11-climate-cities-sea-walls.html

To protect itself from a devastating flood, Boston was considering building a massive sea wall, cutting north to south through nearly four miles of Boston Harbor, taking $11 billion and at least 30 years to build. But a new plan unveiled in October represents a 180-degree turn: Instead of fighting to keep the water out, the city is letting it come in.


Original Title: Facing climate change, cities trade sea walls for parks
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