From rising seas to flooding during big rainstorms, Boston faces a lot of climate change threats. These problems are vast and sometimes complicated, but they're important to understand because they'll have a profound effect on all residents and much of the regional economy.
We cover a lot of this information in our series "Boston Under Water," but to help you wrap your head around the issues, we're breaking things down by the numbers.
(Whether or not these facts blow your mind like they did ours, they'll help you impress friends at your next dinner party!)
*Technically it's 5.15 inches, but we like nice, round numbers.