The $2 trillion proposal represents an enormous effort to fight climate change, but it sidesteps a dilemma: When should Americans defend their land, and when should they just move?
Senator Chuck Schumer is objecting to a plan that would raise costs for some of his constituents by bringing flood insurance rates in line with climate risks.
On the Outer Banks, homeowners in Avon are confronting a tax increase of almost 50 percent to protect their homes, the only road into town, and perhaps the community’s very existence.
A new push for stricter rules in flood zones could force Biden’s team to choose: Increase construction costs, or leave people exposed to climate change.
Venezuela’s economic meltdown had pummeled a proud fishing village. Then jewelry started mysteriously surfacing on its beach, easing the pain of an economic crisis.
The World Trade Center, an X-shaped office tower that has sat empty since 2011, is at the heart of plans to revitalize the area along the Mississippi River.
For TV shows like “Big Little Lies,” location managers need to find jaw-dropping seaside properties with a vibe that fits every character. And then the negotiations start.
The deep bonds residents have for their coastal community have been tested by three epic hurricanes. Many wonder whether it’s time to leave.
Listen to the scientists who study them.
Hurricane Laura is expected to hit the coast of Texas and Louisiana near the anniversary of Harvey, one of the most disastrous storms the region has experienced.
Climate change is starting to transform the classic home loan, a fixture of the American experience and financial system that dates back generations.
Annoyed by the city’s decision to keep its shoreline closed, officials in nearby areas are limiting beach access to keep outsiders at bay.
The coronavirus has upended the rhythms of summer at the shore, a 130-mile coastline that is equal parts economic engine and cultural touchstone.
“We’ve never had to rely on anyone else,” said one food bank visitor. But now, pushed to the edge of hunger, many unemployed New Jersey residents are asking for help for the first time.