Thursday, November 16, 2006

House prices crash…into the sea!

Homes Dangle on English Cliffs as Global Warming Erodes Shore

With global warming forecast to hasten the sea's encroachment, the government estimates that 140 billion pounds ($267 billion) of homes, roads and businesses are at risk.Phyllis Tubby bought her home 20 years ago so she could live near the sea. Now, the cliff is just a few yards from her fence. A nearby house is worth one pound, and three doors away Diana Wrightson has closed her tea shop.

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2 thoughts on “House prices crash…into the sea!

  • Now that’s what i call a housing crash!!

    Weird article though for HPC. Nothing new – could have been written by William Caxton (15thC – History fans!)

    Just nowadays we blame everything on the spectre of Global Warming – ooohhhh!!!!!

    It’s classic coastal erosion stuff – I know lets blame the Govt. – oh no says the Govt. – we blame Global Warming!!

    Rubbish!! What’s Phyllis worried about – she wanted to be by the sea. Dizzy mare!

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  • Hey with Global Warmenising (stop Gore coming here and freezing the country up like he’s doing in Oz) we can all have a proper Beach house.

    I’m amazed that so many shivering British people think
    a) Warm = Bad.
    b) People have anything to do with the climate.
    c) Airborne Plant Food (CO2) is a pollutant.
    d) Computer models of the climate that get next weeks weather wrong, can predict 100 years ahead.
    e) 0.03% of the atmosphere can do much.

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