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Beach bummer: Time to kiss your coastal real estate goodbye

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.
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Coastal real estate—the time has come to "plan an orderly human retreat from more development"

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

As the climate changes and sea levels rise, the world of coastal real estate is changing — but not yet adapting. As always, it's ultimately a battle between developers who want to make money — and have lots to spread around to make ... Read Post

Report: Global Warming Doubles Extreme Coastal Flood Risk Across U.S., Seas Projected to Rise a Foot by 2050

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress (2 years ago)

Rising Sea Levels Threaten Millions by Boosting Storm Surges This map shows the odds of floods at least as high as historic once-a-century levels, occurring by 2030, based on Climate Central research. The two bars extending from eac... Read Post

Rising Sea Levels Seen In South Carolina

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (12 months ago)

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


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