[LINK] We live in interesting times.... Or - is the gold standard really extinct.

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Oct 22 19:17:06 EST 2008

At 01:06 PM 22/10/2008, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>Whilst this might seem
>insignificant, it matters greatly to people who inhabit these areas,
>and any form of development or enterprise. Insurable risks are often
>the primary drivers of business activity (or impediments), and if the
>eastern seaboard is likely to become marginal, people will have to
>move elsewhere.

We are already seeing similar things here in Victoria along the Lakes 
Entrance coastline. Building permits have been denied. There has 
already been some amazing high tide flooding. Coastal erosion is also 
already happening around the country. Keep in mind, two of our 
largest cities are at sea level, as are most of our cap cities.


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