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March 27, 2013


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Sea Level Rise Already Impacting SC

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The bottom line for South Carolina’s coast: sea level rise is here, it’s getting worse, and it’s going to be expensive. Read More

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Climate Change Raises Cost of Insurance

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Insurance rates are also rising with the threat of more intense and frequent major storm events. Read More

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Climate to Impact Infrastructure Costs

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Considerations of what sea level rise impacts will mean for infrastructure maintenance and investment reveal the challenge and expense of planning for a very different future. Read More

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Charleston's Flood Controls Lacking

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Flood control efforts in areas like the Charleston Peninsula are already being exacerbated by rising sea levels. Read More

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Sea Level Rise Demands Coastal Planning

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

As sea levels continue to rise, the choice between retreat, renourishment and shoreline armament becomes a central question for coastal property owners and regulators. Read More

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Erosion Hot Spots Threaten Coast

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Coastal cities and resources are ground zero for climate change impacts in our state. Erosion hot spots along our coast are intensifying and worsening with rising sea levels. Read More

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Official Release of DNR Climate Change Report

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

A new SC Department of Natural Resources study (here) examining the impacts of climate change on South Carolina has spurred increased attention to a topic that has been sidelined for too long as a consequence of political sensitivities. Read More

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Sen. Gregory (R-Lancaster) Introduces S.536 – solar leasing!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

A bipartisan contingency of South Carolina Senators has introduced legislation (S.536) that would make third party energy sales and solar leasing legal in the state.  Solar leasing has become the preferred method of installing solar arrays on homes, businesses and institutions in many areas of the country, and this financing model is projected to grow the residential solar market from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.7 billion by 2016. Read more…

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