Parts of the iconic Highway 12 through the Outer Banks of North Carolina need to be replaced after Hurricane Matthew. Just like parts that needed to be replaced from the previous storm, and the one before that. When coastal geologists ...

Readers of these pages will recognize the Netherland’s Henk Ovink. He is the Dutchman who came to the US after Sandy to share his country’s expertise in resilient designs for living with and staying safe from flooding. He ...

Just before the big weekend winter storm Jonas which brought heavy snowfall and severe coastal flooding to southern coastal NJ, HUD announced the grant awards through the National Disaster Resilience Competition. And the biggest losers ...

The big news this week was that the Transportation Security Administration, TSA, failed 95% of tests where undercover agents brought weapons, fake bomb parts and contraband through airport security screening. Why is a website dedicated ...

This is why we need more Rethinking. If you believe we will just rebuild (again) after the next Sandy, listen to these three stories of people getting government aid to rebuild by Scott Gurian of NJ Public Radio and NJ Spotlight. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Despite its “mom and apple pie” reputation, there are many coastal dwellers and users who do not thing beach replenishment is so great.  In this edition – anglers.  AP story by Wayne Parry here.   We find it ...

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.