Or is it accountants with coastal properties? Whatever. The point is that these folks crunched the numbers on what it would cost to get some flood-prone properties out of harm’s way. In just five cities in the Hampton Roads area ...

This is the strongest storm of the year and one of the strongest ever recorded. Rivaling last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, Yongfong is packing sustained winds of 180 mph and gusts close to 220 mph.  More from Ari Phillips in Think ...

Mick Huckabee feels “blessed” to have a $3 million, 11,000 square foot beachfront vacation home in Florida. We think he is blessed to have federally subsidized flood insurance and a Florida DEP that basically looks the ...

Rain, rain here to stay?  In the Eastern US a ridiculous amount of rain fell this week, flooding Detroit on August 11, the Mid-Atlantic on August 12th, and Long Island on August 13th.  If rainfalls of 6, 10 or 13 inches are going to ...

You know they add sand to a beach to prevent flooding. But we have already explained how that doesn’t really work unless dunes are built too. However, here is a case where beachfill caused flooding. Carol Gorga Williams in the ...

As we mentioned in the previous post, the State of NJ is proposing new rules for development in the coastal zone that make it easier to develop in the coastal zone. If it wasn’t so sad it would be laughable after what we’ve ...

We recently posted about the proposed rules in NJ that would make it easier to develop in the coastal zone, here. Please read the additional opinion pieces from the Press of Atlantic City here, and from the Star Ledger here. Additional ...

Please take a good look at the picture above.  The state of NJ just guaranteed that we will all go through that living hell again. I guess the state didn’t get the message we posted yesterday about the Rutgers Climate Adaptation ...

A new report called Risky Business is saying the US economy faces graves threats from global warming.  This report was not written by academics or environmental leaders, but by some serious capitalists like Henry Paulson and Michael ...

If a tree falls on your house, your insurance company should cover that, right?  Well yes, except if the tree was dead, and leaning over your house for years and the insurance company told you to address it.  Then you would likely ...