United States: Storm protection should focus on Bay wetland restoration

Contra Costa Times: Superstorm Sandy has caused coastal communities across the country to ask how they can protect themselves from inevitable severe storms and sea-level rise intensified by climate change. The Bay Area will face an increasing threat of destructive storms with impacts like those in New York and New Jersey. But restoring San Francisco Bay's tidal marshes could help save us from a similar fate. Rising sea levels and increasingly severe weather events present unprecedented new risks to crucial infrastructure......

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