Yes indeedy...crypto wrote: ↑Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:27 pmI seem to remember reading something about the NC legislature banning the use of sea level rise data for coastal planning purposes, too
SCBrian wrote: ↑Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:15 amAgreed, I'm in Charleston, and those that live on some of the new developmets out there are rather torqued with the fact that federal flood insurance will not be given. I can understand some homes that have existed there for a few generations being covered, but the new housing isnt. Then you see stupid stuff like this:Langenator wrote: ↑Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:14 amThey're called 'barrier islands' for a reason. People who build on them are effing idiots.People were told to prepare to evacuate communities up and down a stretch of coastline already identified as particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels due to climate change.
"Developers are facing legal opposition and a race against the tides in the fight to construct homes on the rapidly eroding Captain Sam’s Spit." https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/The ... ne-shrinks
Just think about that for a minute. We gotta hurry and build houses before the island washes away. It takes a special kind of stupid.
Anyways looks like it'll just be a wet one for Charleston this time...
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... against-it