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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.

‘A thing of the past’: With warmer winters, the New England tradition of outdoor skating is on thin ice

The window to skate in Vermont is dwindling as the climate changes. “It affects the whole local economy,” one business owner says.

A new carbon removal startup is powered by sunlight and seawater

Though the company is currently working at the gram scale, its technology holds the promise of a low-cost way to limit global warming.

Ominous ocean warmth points to an active Atlantic hurricane season ahead

Across a strip of the Atlantic Ocean where many cyclones are born, February ocean temperatures are closer to what scientists expect in July.

Eversource, National Grid seek rate hikes to upgrade the grid to handle surge in electrification

Massachusetts' two major utilities are asking for around $2.4 billion over five years to finance improvements to the power grid, amid increasing demand from electric vehicles and heat pumps.

What EV slowdown? Electric transition still booming in Massachusetts.

With almost 64,000 passenger EVs on the roads to start 2024, the battery-powered sector made up 1.3 percent of all passenger vehicles in the state, according to RMV data.