Field Trip to Boston's Flood Zones w/City of Boston Environmental Experts

  • Starts: 10:00 am on Friday, October 6, 2023
  • Ends: 12:00 pm on Friday, October 6, 2023
Get a first hand look at the steps that the City of Boston is taking to combat rising sea levels and flooding and learn what challenges still need to be addressed! This walking tour of Boston's downtown will provide you with the context and contacts at the City of Boston to help build a powerful solution that you can enter in the BU Climate Innovation Challenge. -- About the BU Climate Innovation Challenge In Boston, the effects of climate change are more than hypotheticals; they’re our daily reality. The City of Boston’s “Climate Ready Boston” details the threats we face, including rising sea levels, soaring temperatures, and frequent extreme weather events—all of which disproportionately impact our most vulnerable communities. Yet, there is hope. Young people across the country are rising to the occasion, acting not just as our future leaders but as present, fierce advocates for a more sustainable and just world. Submit your idea for the chance to change the city and win $15,000!

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