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Can’t Pay Off Mother Nature

Link in Bio with Jenny and Alejandro
Luxury Beachfront homeowners in Massachusetts spent $500,000 on a flood-protecting sand dune that was destroyed in three days.
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Luxury beachfront, homeowners in Massachusetts spent $500,000 to build a sand
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dune to protect their houses from the rising ocean tides.
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But the sand dune was unfortunately swept away by a storm just
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three days later. So 500 k gone,
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swept away into the ocean.
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The dune which was made up of 15,000 tons of sand did
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not stand up to global warming.
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Now, a Republican senator is trying to get $1.5 million in
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state funding to what build another sand dune.
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Let's throw more money at the problem.
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Oh my God, this reminds me of Miami and all those
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beachfront properties on the coastal cities like they got like three years
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left, I think.
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Oh my God, don't say that.
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I'm telling you the day after tomorrow part two in Miami with
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no spring breakers with no spring breakers.
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The EPA says that by 2050 100 and 6 billion in
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coastal homes will be destroyed by rising sea levels.
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Dang. Well, when global warming knocks on the door,
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you answer, I mean,
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you don't have a choice but to answer you don't,
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you really don't