Coastal Tourism Tested by Climate Change

Coastal Tourism Tested by Climate Change Visit Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly or Easton’s Beach in Newport on any sunny day in June, July, or August, and it is an ocular overload. From beachgoers toting umbrellas to coolers to beach chairs, the beaches are a...

The Word is Surge

The Word is Surge Indstrry experts and marina owners say the nation’s recreational boaters should note one major lesson from the historic $675 million in damages inflicted on them from Superstorm Sandy: Surge, in addition to wind and wave strength, must be factored...