In the late 1990s, Boston Mayor Tom Menino looked out over a desert of parking lots along the Boston Harbor and saw potential.
Today, two decades and about twenty-billion dollars of public investment later, we behold the gleaming towers of the Seaport District.
Yet climate change spells trouble for this trendy neighborhood, built where mudflats and marshes once stood. Consider This cohost Paris Alston speaks with reporter Jesse Remedios, who has been reporting on the threat of sea-level rise there.
This segment aired on June 16, 2021.