In the Media

URI-led consortium selected to operate new research ship to replace R/V Endeavor ›

Scienmag | July 12, 2018
The National Science Foundation has selected the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, of which UMass Boston is a part, to operate a new oceanographic research ship, one of only three such vessels in the nation. This means UMass Boston personnel will have opportunities to conduct research at sea.

Old Colony student art raises climate awareness ›

The Herald News | July 07, 2018
Bob Chen, a professor of organic geochemistry and marine organic chemistry in UMass Boston's School for the Environment, is a part of Cool Science, a project that teaches students about science and art as it asks them to create drawings that illustrate important environmental issues.

UMass Amherst Admissions, Boston Harbor Barrier, WBUR Poll ›

Radio Boston | June 02, 2018
Continued coverage of the Sustainable Solutions Lab study released this week week that advised against a Boston Harbor barrier as a way to combat the effects of climate change.

The Next Big Dig? UMass Study Warns Boston Harbor Barrier Not Worth Cost or Effort ›

The Boston Globe | May 30, 2018
A new report released today by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab advises against a barrier in Boston Harbor as a way to combat the effects of climate change, saying the cost would outweigh the benefits. Shore-based climate solutions are recommended instead.

Boston Harbor Barrier Would Not Be Cost Effective ›

WBUR | May 30, 2018
Paul Kirshen, academic director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab and the lead author of a report that found a Boston Harbor barrier to protect against flooding wouldn't make financial sense, talks to Morning Edition.

Costs outweigh benefits of a giant wall in the Boston Harbor to prevent flooding, says study (Video) ›

Boston Business Journal | May 30, 2018
A new report released today by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab advises against a barrier in Boston Harbor as a way to combat the effects of climate change, saying the cost would outweigh the benefits. Shore-based climate solutions are recommended instead.

Recommendations to Come for Padanaram Harbor Management Plan ›

SouthCoastToday | May 30, 2018
UMass Boston's Urban Harbors Institute is coming up with specific recommendations for Dartmouth. They plan to give draft recommendations to the Padanaram Harbor Management Plan Advisory Committee in August

Study Advises Against Boston Harbor Barriers For Flood Protection ›

WBUR | May 30, 2018
A new report released today by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab advises against a barrier in Boston Harbor as a way to combat the effects of climate change, saying the cost would outweigh the benefits. Shore-based climate solutions are recommended instead.

Harbor wall won’t stop floods, study says ›

Boston Herald | May 30, 2018
A new report released today by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab advises against a barrier in Boston Harbor as a way to combat the effects of climate change, saying the cost would outweigh the benefits. Shore-based climate solutions are recommended instead.

New Report Finds Cost of Boston Harbor Wall Outweighs Benefits ›

Boston Magazine | May 30, 2018
A new report released today by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab advises against a barrier in Boston Harbor as a way to combat the effects of climate change, saying the cost would outweigh the benefits. Shore-based climate solutions are recommended instead.