The Department of the Environment's Review of the Potential Effects of Climate Change in the UK is forthright in its assessments. It warns that land below the five-metre contour will be at risk due to rising sea levels and the increased force and incidence of severe storms.
Unless drastic action is planned now, huge areas of Grade 1 agricultural land in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire will suffer inundation and salination.
Professor PETER F SMITH
Royal Institute of British Architects
London W1Reuse content