Should we stop rebuilding coastal areas destroyed by natural disasters? | The Tylt
Hurricane Matthew is currently on pace to be one of the most destructive storms in recent memory. Reconstruction costs for a Category 3 storm following Matthew’s path could be as high as $8.4 billion. Some folks say it's a waste of money to spend billions rebuilding coastal areas routinely hit by natural disasters, and we just can't keep rebuilding. But nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population lives near the shore, where families have existed for generations. What do you think? Vote below.
Should we stop rebuilding coastal areas destroyed by natural disasters?