Sea level rise in England will force 200,000 to abandon homes, data shows

Due to the climate crisis, within 30 years these coastal properties will not be salvageable, researchers say

Sea level rise will force the abandonment of about 200,000 coastal properties in England within 30 years, new data suggests, as the climate crisis takes hold.

These are the homes that cannot be saved, or which it would be too expensive to try to save, by measures such as seawalls and other coastal defences. Some of the areas most at risk include North Somerset, Sedgemoor, Wyre, North East Lincolnshire and Swale.

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