Considering the Costs of Coastal Adaptation

As coastal communities around the county, like Corte Madera, continue to deal with flooding from annual high tides or storm events, the country needs to start thinking about what type of investments will be necessary to protect or preserve those communities, how to assign or delegate resources, and how to strategically invest in adaptation and resilience. While the details may not be complete accurate (the study only considers developing sea walls and not other adaptation alternatives such as nature based solutions or relocation, this is an interesting thought piece about the need for investment and questions whether community can be protected.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/climate/seawalls-cities-cost-climate-change.html

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Sascha Petersen