Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

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.
read more


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 (last year)

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

California Is ‘Woefully Unprepared’ For Sea Level Rise, Says A New Report

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (yesterday)

California likely faces three feet of sea level rise by the end of the century, along with billions in damage to its economy, according to a report from the state's legislature. The post California Is ‘Woefully Unprepared’ For Sea L... Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC