Amid Climate Change Threats, Cape Planners Ask: Is It Time to Retreat from the Coast?

Mar 3, 2021

Catastrophic damage from climate change threatens coastal homes all over the Cape, and Islands, prompting regional planners to eye managed coastal retreat options.

Whenever a beachfront home goes on the market in Sandwich, it’s going to draw dozens of prospective buyers.

Main Photo: A home on Salt Marsh Road in Sandwich is damaged beyond repair after a February storm. Credit Eve Zuckoff