The National Climate Assessment has notes for the Northeast

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The fifth National Climate Assessment was released this week. The report spans the nation, but the section focused on the Northeast paints a picture of a region hit hard by the effects of climate change, including extreme heat, heavy rains, flooding and the inequality concerns that come along with a changing climate. But there's good news, too. The report tips its hat to climate-specific policy efforts in the Northeast and regional support for green infrastructure, such as nature-based approaches to managing rising seas in coastal communities.

Today, WBUR Senior Climate and Environment Correspondent Barbara Moran joins The Common with some regionally-specific takeaways from this national report.

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