Climate Change Refugees - in the UK

A report in the Guardian a few months ago described the likely need to evacuate a small Welsh village called Fairbourne.
This is going to be evacuated as the cost of protecting it is far greater than the value of all the properties in the village.

In 26 years – or sooner, if forecasts worsen or a storm breaches the sea defences – a taskforce led by Gwynedd council will begin to move the 850 residents of Fairbourne out of their homes. The whole village – houses, shops, roads, sewers, gas pipes and electricity pylons – will then be dismantled, turning the site back into a tidal salt marsh.

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