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Lance Martin, 65, dragged one-bedroom home back another 40 metres in land. Village of Hemsby suffered from severe coastal erosion in recent years. Bought the property and told it would be safe for around 40 years
(The Center Square) – A recent state audit shows nearly $72 million in Hurricane Florence recovery money remains unspent, despite lingering unmet needs in counties hardest hit by the 2018 storm.
Rapid development in the Charleston area, which some call overdevelopment, is by no means a new concern. But to get things right, government and the private sector must juggle a lot, including financial realities, voters’ wishes, property rights, infrastructure investment and sensitivity to the special character of our historical and environmental landscapes.
The coastguard said in a statement on social media: “The team were tasked tonight , along with a Fire Officer from Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service, to assess the situation at Pakefield Holiday Park, Arbor Lane, as this afternoon, a section of the road in front of the clifftop caravans collapsed onto the beach below.
CFOs facing more destructive weather and soaring insurance costs can take five steps to hold down premiums.
New research from CoreLogic, a real estate-focused analytics company, suggested that home prices in coastal areas classified as high flood risk by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are heavily discounted.
Coastal erosion on the west coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island is so advanced that seawater has penetrated the groundwater supply that tens of thousands use for drinking water. The communities have yet to be served by utility water provision, so families are resorting to costly supplies of water from private distributors.
As climate disasters grow more costly, insurers aren't paying policies.
Climate change in Connecticut is often considered a hypothetical issue. Yes, it gets hotter in the summers, but we’ve mostly been spared the devastating hurricanes, the weeks of extreme heat and the deadly wildfires that much of the rest of the country has seen in recent years.
A series of reports ahead of a global climate conference make clear that rising sea levels are a more pressing threat than once predicted.
Our clients who own the properties adjacent to Coast Walk have not challenged the city’s assertion that there is an “implied acceptance” as to those portions of Coast Walk that are paved and have been utilized by the public.
When 62-year-old fisherman Kpana Charlie has finished sorting through the day's catch and patching up the holes in his nets, he likes to settle into a weathered wooden chair on his front porch and let his mind drift back to his childhood. Back then, his home on Sierra Leone's Nyangai Island seemed like paradise.
Victorian building just five yards from the sea near Beachy Head, Eastbourne. Now a National Trust cafe with a visitor building sitting on the shoreline. Trust says coastline 'changing due to rising sea levels, erosion and weathering'
RODANTHE, N.C. — Demolition started on two homes in Rodanthe on Wednesday.
The U.S. government’s most comprehensive report on the effects of climate change details challenges for every part of the country.
A long-awaited federal climate report, released Tuesday, delivers a blunt warning: Rapidly curb planet-warming emissions or face dire consequences to human health, infrastructure and the economy.
The affordable housing crisis has been a topic of longstanding debate in California, and for good reason. Millions of families are currently forced to spend more than 30% of their income on housing, and the average new home costs seven times annual income, up from three times annual income 50 years ago.
The latest National Climate Assessment shows the D.C. region is especially at risk of extreme weather, flooding, and sea level rise as the earth warms.
A new computerized climate modeling tool that combines multiple data streams to assess an area's risk of flooding shows almost the entire Texas coast is below the predicted flood level by 2050.
In our previous post, we identified the degree to which flood maps in the Federal Reserve’s Second District are inaccurate. In this post, we use our data on the accuracy of flood maps to examine how banks lend in “inaccurately mapped” areas, again focusing on the Second District in particular.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s government laid out hurricane reconstruction plans Tuesday for the resort of Acapulco that seem to give as much priority to building military barracks as re-opening hotels.
The last three remaining chalets on a coastal cliff top are to be demolished. One chalet at the site in Pakefield, near Lowestoft in Suffolk, was demolished in February 2022.
German and EU officials say the treaty between Australia and the Pacific island country should spur global cut to emissions
(The Center Square) – Efforts to better coordinate and improve Louisiana's resilience to storms and other natural disasters commenced on Monday with a new legislative task force.
A year after Hurricane Ian ripped through southwest Florida, wealthy risk-takers are transforming one beach town.