Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: climate change

Climate change UK coast: “Too much at stake to ignore”

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Is it climate change or just a bad day? Britain’s seaside resorts are on the front line when it comes to shifting weather patterns and fears of a rise in sea levels.

Government report identifies long-term threats to seaside resorts

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Climate change has been identified as one of the biggest long-term threats to coastal communities in a report published by the Government Office of Science.   Scientists from Exeter University, who compiled the study, said climate change would “pose a significant threat” by 2080, with a sea level's rise of up to one metre, increasing winter storms, coastal flooding, rising temperatures,...