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How will sea level rise affect Portland’s Bayside neighborhood, and how should we respond? Join USM’s Environmental Finance Center to hear results from its recent study of potential lost real estate value in Bayside under various sea level rise, storm surge, and adaptation scenarios. Breakout discussions will focus on adaptation actions Portland might undertake. Your input will help frame Portland’s sea level rise adaptation planning process.
sea level rise, adaptation, real estate
New England Environmental Finance Center. (2012.) Sea Level Rise Planning for Bayside in Portland: A Community Discussion. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, New England Environmental Finance Center.