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Woods Hole ocean institute wins $25 million donation to study carbon capture in the sea

The donation by Paul Salem will help WHOI monitor the oceans, particularly with respect to captured carbon.

UN member states are meeting to plan how to tackle the world’s environmental crises

Talks to shape global environmental policy started on Monday in Nairobi, where governments, civil society groups, scientists, and the private sector met to plan collective environmental action.

As climate change soaks New England, flash flooding is costing cities

Massachusetts communities are struggling to recover from a huge increase in what one state emergency management official has called “gap disasters” — devastating storms that don’t qualify for federal aid.

Mass. Clean Energy Center completes $30 million deal for Salem port land to help build wind farms

The transfer underscores how state policy makers are doubling down on offshore wind even amid escalating costs.

‘Some cars have a shelf life of days’: Falling prices give a jolt to used EV market

Inventories of used EVs are rising and prices are falling, while many consumers are taking advantage of federal and state subsidies.

Beach erosion threatens sewage-treatment plant on Nantucket

Island officials are facing a difficult decision: keep shoring up the plant or spend millions to build a new one farther inland.

Amid erosion from rising seas, Cape Cod town moves cottage

On Ballston Beach in Truro, the town trucked away a donated cottage from an area that’s been highly eroded by sea level rise and storms. It will be converted into affordable workforce housing.

In Eastie, an early glimpse at Boston’s existential and expensive struggle to hold back the sea

Boston began planning for sea level rise almost a decade ago. Now, as the city’s climate adaptation strategy takes shape, it’s raising thorny questions about cost and gentrification.