Australia: Rising sea a billion-dollar threat

Age: MELBOURNE suburbs will be inundated regularly because of climate-change-driven sea-level rises, threatening billions of dollars in damage to homes and community infrastructure by the end of the century, new projections show. In the first detailed attempt to study the impact of sea-level rises on low-lying coastal areas, the federal government has released high resolution maps showing which areas will be inundated across parts of the Victorian coast, in an effort to help local government planning.......

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