Scientists Warn Against Building on Coastal Land

Mail & Guardian, 5 March 2007. 

An international panel of scientists has advised countries to stop building on coastal land that is less than a meter above the high tide to avoid some of the worst impacts of climate change.

The 166-page report, which is sponsored by the private UN Foundation and Sigma Xi, a research society representing 60 000 scientists, comes only three weeks after hundreds of top scientists warned that global temperatures could rise out of control.

To read the full article title "Build Inland, UN Climate Report Warns", click here.

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