Climate change turned up the heat this summer — the sweltering temperatures in August and September were the hottest since global records began in 1880.

Meanwhile, two significant efforts to fight climate change are taking root. In a first of its kind agreement, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut are working together to build more offshore wind farms.

Plus, an $11 million grant will help Boston expand its tree canopy especially in areas where trees are scarce.

That and more on our Environmental News Roundtable.


Dr. Gaurab Basu, director of education and policy at the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Beth Daley, executive editor and general manager of The Conversation, U.S.

Sam Payne, digital development manager and communications specialist for Better Future Project, a Massachusetts-based grassroots climate action organization