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Victoria gets trillion-dollar bad news: sea level rises will swamp parts of the state – The Age

The Andrews government wants a construction-led COVID recovery but experts warn of a massive threat to property and other assets from sea level rise

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New scientific and economic research for the Andrews government warns of the grave risk of rising seas along the Victorian coast including trillions of dollars of damage to homes and other assets, if global warming is not slowed and planned for.
The research will add pressure on the government to further restrict development on the coast by lifting its current sea level rise planning benchmark of 0.8 metres by 2100, and to start planning for the…

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