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-Salem Sound Coast Watch
April 2, 2021
The New York Times
Researchers mapped where coastal homes
could flood in the US
-Justine Calma, The Verge
A majority support outright bans on construction in disaster-prone areas, as well as paying people to move, researchers say — policies that local governments have been reluctant to adopt.
-Christopher Flavelle, New York Times
The Biggest Problem with Opportunity Zones
The incentive program promised to help underserved communities. Instead, its tax breaks have disproportionately benefited wealthy investors, a new study finds.
-Alex Wittenberg, The Bloomberg Report
Every $1 invested to protect floodplains saves at least $5 in potential future flood damages.
-The Nature Conservancy
A new analysis finds that liberalizing zoning rules and building more won’t solve the urban affordability crisis, and could exacerbate it.
-Iris Moeller, The Conversation
-Deborah de Lange, The Conversation