Threats & Risks
Coastal communities face three major threats as a result of climate change: rising temperatures, severe weather, and sea level rise. Each climate threat introduces site-specific risks to coastal communities, depending on the area’s unique vulnerabilities.Threats & Risks
We’ve produced a series of solutions detailing climate change adaptation plans for both MIT’s host city of Cambridge, Massachusetts and for southern Bangladesh. You can browse by region, by type of solution, or simply view all solutions together.View Solutions
The Threats of Climate Change
Though different coastal communities face different climate risks depending on their vulnerabilities, all communities face the same three threats which arise as negative effects of climate change: extreme weather, rising temperatures, and sea level rise.
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