Rising sea levels in Manahawkin, New Jersey, prompt residents to elevate homes against increased sunny-day flooding as proactive measures. RCEI Affiliate, Lisa Auermuller highlights the urgency of addressing sea-level rise. “You can either pretend it’s not happening or choose to do something about it,” said Auermuller. Collaborating with Rutgers, the town addresses climate change with stormwater management, wetland restoration, and environmental initiatives. These efforts aim to safeguard homes and enhance overall resilience against climate change impacts.
Published December 3, 2023 by CBS News New York. Full article here.