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Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:15 AM

How will climate change affect Trump's numerous coastal properties?

You would think that might matter to him. Hell, it might even be a reason to force him NOT to divest.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/24/science/global-warming-coastal-real-estate.html?_r=0

“I don’t see how this town is going to defeat the water,” said Brent Dixon, a resident of Miami Beach who plans to move north and away from the coast in anticipation of worsening king tides, the highest predicted tide of the year. “The water always wins.”

These concerns have taken on a new urgency since the presidential election of Donald J. Trump, who has long been a skeptic of global warming, claiming in 2012 that it was a concept “created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing noncompetitive.”

A real estate developer, Mr. Trump is also the owner of several South Florida properties, including Mar-a-Lago, a 20-acre site that stretches between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach.

Mr. Trump’s recent selection of Myron Ebell to lead his Environmental Protection Agency transition team intensified these worries in Florida and among many climate scientists. Mr. Ebell has helped lead the charge against the scientific consensus that global warming exists and is caused by people.

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Reply How will climate change affect Trump's numerous coastal properties? (Original post)
lagomorph777 Dec 2016 OP
pangaia Dec 2016 #1
MineralMan Dec 2016 #2
procon Dec 2016 #3
lagomorph777 Dec 2016 #4
procon Dec 2016 #5
hatrack Dec 2016 #6
hatrack Dec 2016 #7

Response to lagomorph777 (Original post)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:18 AM

1. Doesn't matter. It will be too late by then.

Get out and contact your reps and tell them to fight against every single nominee il duce puts up for his cabinet.

Write letters to editors.
Contact broadcast media.
Join groups fighting the coup.
Contribute $$ if you can.
Post on social media.

Anything else

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Response to lagomorph777 (Original post)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:24 AM

2. He'll just order the Army Corps of Engineers to

protect his waterfront properties with an unbreachable sea wall.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:33 AM

3. Probably so.

Using other people's money to enrich himself is his entire MO. If Trump gets the taxpayers to pay for shoring up his property it would fit is business plan.

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Response to procon (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:38 AM

4. If the beach view is a 30 foot wall, does that affect the property value?

He's eventually going to have to think this through.

Also, if Mar a Lago becomes an island surrounded by a wall, will people want to spend $$$ to stay there?

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:43 AM

5. He seems to like walls... at least the big, beautiful variety. nt

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 11:44 AM

6. And he'll make Posiedon pay for it!

Bigly!

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Response to lagomorph777 (Original post)

Fri Dec 9, 2016, 12:46 PM

7. Not quickly enough

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