We highly recommend the 20 minute video from Ledger Live called Splinters and Sand made 3 months after Sandy.  If you have not seen it yet, the link is in this post. The makers of the video revisited the people and places around the ...

We continue with Sandy anniversary themed posts because for many, the indelible memories came three weeks or so after landfall. This was the first time that volunteers were allowed into certain places to start the cleanup, that ...

Think a $100 billion hurricane can’t happen; think again. It already has. The Hurricane of 1821 has been analyzed by the re-insurance company Swiss Re. A re-insurance company insures insurance companies. They took at closer look ...

NJ Future brings you a screening of the excellent film about beach Replenishment, Shored Up. The film will be shown in Rumson on September 20, 2014 at the Holy Cross School 40 Rumson Road, 7PM to 9PM. This is right next to Sea Bright, ...

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 ...

The Rutgers Climate Institute has done great things to help us Re-Think the Coast.  Most recently their “working briefs” as the NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance on climate impacts in NJ found here. The reports are available ...