Note this piece says we are “socializing the risk” for sea level rise in places like Florida.  Remember the other side – that we privatizing the benefit (living near the water.) Eugene Linden in the LA Times We wrote ...

As a country below sea-level, the Netherlands has been dealing with water issues for centuries.  In the 1950’s they  began building the Delta Works, a series of massive barriers built to protect against the 10,000-year storm.  ...

Years of Living Dangerously sounds like a history of development at the Jersey Shore.  But in fact it is the title of a Showtime series exploring climate change as it affects human beings, not climate change as an academic discussion. 

Maybe it was not that bad, but the public, environmental, and planning professionals are feeling snubbed because the Office of Emergency Management in NJ submitted their Hazard Mitigation Plan to the feds without any input from the public. 

Rebuild by Design is a federally supported design competition to make the coasts more resilient.  An Associated Press story by Wayne Parry highlights one proposal here. But don’t just focus in on this one design, there are many ...

Here is a powerful reason to Rethink the entire Coast.  Imagine whole neighborhoods and communities falling apart.  The cost of not thinking before we develop is high.  If people are flooded and they are not in a position to rebuild ...

Raritan Bayshore – September 20, 2013 – Asbury Park Press Article by Ken Serrano Henk Ovink knows something about how to keep the ocean at bay. Hailing from the Netherlands, which started flood planning some 800 years ...

Written by Todd Bates Original article can be read at: http://www.app.com/article/20130303/NJNEWS2001/303030013/Some-seek-buyouts-flooded-properties?gcheck=1 Floodwaters flowed into Fran O’Connor’s low-lying Sayreville home ...

Inquirer Editorial: Time to Remove Beach Homes March 29, 2013 A broken house on the beach in Mantoloking, N.J. (APRIL SAUL / Staff Photographer) Gov. Christie is wisely setting aside $250 million in post-Sandy federal relief funds to ...

N.J. Governor Vows Buyout of Residents Flooded in Sandy March 27, 2013 By Sergio Bichao – Courier News MIDDLESEX BOROUGH, N.J. — By the end of next week, New Jersey should know whether it can set aside $250 million of the ...