Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck

Sand dunes in Ocean City, Md. being inspected after storms hit the area in 2016. Coastal erosion is a continuing problem in the Chesapeake region.

Sand dunes in Ocean City, Md. being inspected after storms hit the area in 2016. Coastal erosion is a continuing problem in the Chesapeake region.

Year after year, thousands of vacationers flock to Maryland and Virginia beaches to soak up sun. But a growing body of research indicates those popular coastlines are slowly eroding. While climate and environmental policy stalls at the national level, states and towns have to deal with the effects of climate change first-hand. Kojo examines the challenges locals face moving forward.

Guests

  • Astrid Caldas Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Bruce Mills Lawyer in Virginia Beach
  • Rona Kobell Chesapeake Bay Reporter, Bay Journal; @rkobell

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