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If you thought that the virus was causing problems.......

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Whitewavemark2 Wed 24-Feb-21 16:22:35

It is happening so quickly, that is why I find it so worrying.

We live near a tidal river that we have been walking regularly for say 25 years now. When we first walked it, it used to flood 2-3 times a year at the spring high tides, now it is a least monthly. So in a very short period we have been able to see the effect of global warming.

The EA have built flood defences within the past 3 years, but DS has said that they will be breached sooner than assumed because of the sea rise levels rising quicker than originally modelled.

The existing flood defences have not been maintained as they should have been, as the government has chosen to spend headline grabbing finances on new flood defences, rather than spending it on maintenance.

AGAA4 Wed 24-Feb-21 16:11:45

I have heard there is a link to pandemics and climate change. We may have more pandemics in the fairly near future.

If we continue to abuse the natural world there will be consequences that none of us will like.

vampirequeen Wed 24-Feb-21 15:44:31

Sadly there are too many powerful people who are deniers or just don't care.

Daisymae Wed 24-Feb-21 10:14:28 makes you wonder when governments will take action that makes a measurable difference. Recycling Christmas cards probably isn't going to cut it.