For your perusing. And ACTION.
I know I've posted it before, under the title of saving (money) but it's a great little mind-map poster and worth posting again.
I heard on the radio yesterday (I don't watch TV) that there has been an update, based on the rate of melting of the Antarctic ice sheet... expected sea level rise of .9 to 1.3 metres (or even 'meters', dear friend-in-other-parts-of-the-world) within the next 100 years.
This is significant. And is based on the present rate of global warming. It could be 3 metres.
Don't think waves lapping the doorsteps of houses or apartments.
Don't think 'oh we can just move the little huts on the beach-front up a bit more'.
Don't even go near 'let's buy inland now and it will be beach-front and we can make lots of $$€€££ darling'
Think storm surges over present low-lying land. Deltas. Tidal flats. River mouths. Islands. Shell-banks. Sand dunes. Spits. It is irrelevant if there are people or buildings or cities there. The sea won't care.
The Suez Canal
the Chilean coast
The Panama Canal
The Mekong delta
many Pacific islands
To check your area go here.
You can also plug in a different sea-level rise and click for the new scenario.
Now please look at the poster again. You can click on it to make it bigger.