Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Professor Warns That Waters Will Rise Again

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Professor Warns That Waters Will Rise Again

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SCIENTISTS have warned floods like those on Boxing Day WILL keep hitting Greater Manchester.

Prof Kevin Anderson, of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester, told the M.E.N. there is already so much carbon dioxide in our atmosphere that more flooding is inevitable.

And he called for the government - and individuals - to do more to stop pollution.

He said: "The flooding events we are seeing around Greater Manchester are in line with what our climate change modelling tells us about what will occur if we carry on burning fossil fuels and emitting carbon dioxide at the current rate we are doing.

"If we don't make serious efforts to curb our use of fossil fuels bow we will only set in chain worse events than we are seeing today - with an increase in frequency and severity. …

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