NSW DITCHES IPCC PREDICTIONS ON SEA LEVEL RISE
THE state government of New South Wales will ditch UN sea-level rise predictions as the basis for coastal management, after local council decisions based on what climate change might do by the end of the century shattered waterfront property values.
The move, foreshadowed by The Australian in March, is likely to lead to renewed national debate on the application of long-term greenhouse effect forecasts to actual planning policy. More from the Global Warming Policy Foundation.
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