Climate Change Concerns Weigh On Cape Home-Buying Decisions

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Climate change has become a focal point in real estate discussions on Cape Cod.

Increased awareness of rising sea levels, flood zones, and storm surge have potential buyers rethinking how close a relationship they want with the ocean…

Read Full Article, Boston Globe

Why Americans Are Flocking To Their Sinking Shores Even As The Risks Mount – Water’s Edge Part II, Reuters (09-19-2014)
Despite laws intended to curb development where rising seas pose the greatest threat, Reuters finds that government is happy to help the nation indulge in its passion for beachfront living…

We Need to Retreat From the Beach, An Op Ed by Orrin H. Pilkey.

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