Yes, we want you to Rethink the Jersey Shore and the entire coast. But US Strong wants us to re-think how we pay for all of this stuff. We are approaching the anniversary of the day Congress passed a Sandy relief bill. It only took them 91 days. Here are stories from 1/22/14 about US Strong’s Plan to make sure that does not happen again. Kirk Moore’s article in the Asbury Park Press, Continue reading “Paying for Extreme Weather”
Governor Markell of DE is calling for action from DC on climate change, and lower levels of government is DC fails. Original article in Delaware Online on Nov. 14, 2013. http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013311150029
In a recent article about how NJ municipalities are not preparing well for the next Sandy-type storm, it was mentioned that Sea Bright, NJ is taking some good steps to prepare for the future. It seems they are at least asking the right questions. Originally on NJ Spotlight back in Septenber 9, 2013 by Scott Gurian.
“The case has strengthened…” according to Dr. Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences who has published on the subject. More here at Thinkprogress.org article by Joe Fromm published on October 8, 2013.
We originally thought this site would be only for NJ area news but we could not ignore this item from the other side of the world. Some will say it could not happen here. But looking back at what has happened before is no longer an indication of what is possible in the future. Original Associated Press article appearing the NY Times, International Edition, November 7 here.