Lincolnshire’s coast and farms will sink with 3C of warming

As sea levels rise, the county’s low-lying farm plains and coastline would flood, changing the entire shape of eastern England forever

Lincolnshire’s flat, low-lying agricultural plains, which stretch north from the fens, curling around the Wash to Skegness and Grimsby, have long been a frontline of mankind’s battle to claim and protect food-producing land from the sea.

But with sea levels rising, a managed retreat is underway that threatens to become a full-scale rout if global temperatures rise by 3C. The UN warns that they will unless governments take far more drastic action to reduce emissions.

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