|Title||Boston’s Preparedness Efforts: A Simple Questionnaire as an Innovative Approach to the Complex Question of Climate Preparedness|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Susskind, L, Deas, M|
An early leader in climate mitigation and green living, Boston established itself as an innovator in sustainability. However, when it comes to climate preparedness, Boston, like many other cities, is still trying to define a strategy. Boston faces numerous hurdles to implementing a climate preparedness agenda ranging from a lack of funding and coordination to uncertainty regarding which interventions are worth pursuing. Despite these hurdles, Boston has made one innovative modification in its permitting process that is moving its preparedness agenda forward.