By Tom Horton Climate change is rearing its head around the Chesapeake Bay, where sea level is projected to rise 3 feet by century’s end, and more severe storm surges are a certainty. Longtime environmental writer Tom Horton says it’s time to put the kibosh on coastal development, and beat an “orderly retreat” inland.
This photo from 2011 shows houses stranded near Pea Island NWR after Hurricane Irene blew through the area. With climate change causing both stronger storms and rising sea levels, beach front property is no longer the investment it ... Read Post
South Carolina is famous for coastal vacation areas such Hilton Head and its natural beauty has been a draw there for decades. Tragically,coastal landscapes are being altered by one of the main impacts of climate change: rising seas... Read Post
Seas have been rising and falling for thousands of years – without help from the EPA or IPCC Guest essay by Robert W. Endlich Sea levels are rising rapidly! Coastal communities are becoming more vulnerable to storms and storm surges... Read Post