Caba Staff

Saved by the sea: How oceans are helping countries cope with climate change

BY JACKIE RYAN, JULY 19th 2018 Earlier this year, Cape Town made international headlines. Reports had been surfacing that the coastal city, which serves as South Africa’s legislative capital, was running out of water. Theewaterskloof, once Cape Town’s largest freshwater resource,...

Coastal flooding a driving force in U.S. housing market

BY: JACKIE RYAN, JULY 12th 2018 The ocean has always been a valuable resource, providing us not only with means of transportation and food, but also with beaches and recreation. It may come as no surprise that about 40% of the...

Global Warming Brings Lobster Pots to a Boil

BY JILL CLINTON, JULY 4th 2018 As is tradition every Fourth of July, families all over the northeast are firing up their grills to prepare delicious lobster and clambakes. However, what seems like a standard cookout on the East Coast, may...

Two economic concepts every sustainability professional should know

BY VALENTINA PRADO, SENIOR SUSTAINABILITY ANALYST and PETER DUNN, MARKETING DIRECTOR for EARTHSHIFT GLOBAL This article was first published by GreenBiz on MAY 8th 2018 As sustainability scientists, we are faced on a daily basis with complex, multi-dimensional problems that challenge our...

Lack of Trees in Boston Leaves the City Lagging on Climate Goals

BY JILL CLINTON, JUNE 21st 2018 On Monday, Councilor Pressley and Councilor O’Malley held a public hearing to address challenges the city is facing in meeting its goal of cover 35% of the city with trees by 2030. Despite wide support, the...

Is Climate Change to Blame for your Seasonal Allergies?

BY JACKIE RYAN, JUNE 21 2018 With this week marking the official start of summer, searing temperatures are already in full force. While the annual blossoming of plant life each spring is undoubtedly beautiful, the pollen that arrives with it has...

The Carbon-Free A.C.

BY JACKIE RYAN, June 14th 2018 Summer is here and with it comes record-breaking heat. For about 67% of US households, this means turning on air conditioners to escape the hot weather, but not without a cost. Each year, air conditioners...

Mayors’ Summit Encourages Rhetoric, Not Action

BY JILL CLINTON, June 14th 2018 Mayors from all over the country, and even the world, met in Boston last Thursday, June 7th, to talk about climate change. The goal of the conference was to bring mayors together and share successes...

Boston Plays Host for International Meeting of Mayors on Climate

BY JILL CLINTON, JUNE 7, 2018 Embed from Getty Images Mayors from all over the world are joining Marty Walsh, this Thursday, June 7th for a summit on climate change. This summit is to take place at Boston University and will feature...

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