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Developers don’t get it, climate change means we need to retreat from the coast

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Are developers deluding themselves and others? Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
It is preposterous to build in areas that are bound to flood. So why are real estate companies still doing it?

March 15, 2016 — Sea-level rise may be the most predictable outcome of climate change. Expanding warmer waters and melting land ice both contribute to flooding – and scientists agree that we Continue reading Developers don’t get it, climate change means we need to retreat from the coast