Monday, September 10, 2007

(photo credit: flickr's supersuus)
Talk about long-term planning. The Dutch are working on plans to deal with rising sea levels due to global warming through the year 2200.

"We want to make sure that there's still a Netherlands a century from now," Tineke Huizinga, the country's top water official, told state broadcaster NOS.
"We don't want to just let the water flow and all have to move to Germany."


Now that's thinking ahead!

(photo by goya)
The two most awesomest ideas are re-routing the Rhine and building "breaker" islands off the coast.
Me, I want to put a rubber dinghy in my attic. Just in case.

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