"Seawalls also provide a false sense of security to property owners who should not be encouraged to buy in high-risk locations. While it’s true that Kingscliff’s wall is sensitively designed, seawalls do not allow the coast to function as as a coast should. Coastal environments are dynamic and movable ecosystems; they are special places."
"Sometimes, adapting to climate change means allowing places to change. Change can include retreating from some locations, well before disaster strikes."