Climate change will likely bring more hot weather and heat deaths to the Greater Boston area over the coming decades, as well as wrecked septic systems, more rain, fewer lobsters and cranberries, threats to drinking water, and more flooding on Morrissey Boulevard.

None of these findings, from a new UMass Boston report released Wednesday, are surprising. But the report provides an unprecedented level of detail on what to expect as the climate changes over the coming decades. Updated and expanded from the 2016 BRAG report to include 101 cities and towns around Boston, it looks at projected changes to temperature, storms, flooding, sea-level rise and groundwater.

 

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