Rising Seas Worry Australian Officials

Lai, Iris
December 2009
Best's Review;Dec2009, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that a legislative committee in Australia has called for the development of risk adaptation measures for its coastal region due to rising sea levels brought by climate change. Jennie George, chairwoman of the committee, states that Australians are vulnerable as 80% live in coastal zones. Sea levels along the New South Wales have increased by more than 20 centimeters in the past century.


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