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King's Lynn could be just a memory unless action taken on climate change, Lynn News letters

For the second time in three months, Conservative members of West Norfolk Council have decided not to take urgent action to protect residents from the devastations of climate breakdown.

Well publicised maps based on recent NASA data show that huge swathes of the borough could be under water in as little as 30 years if immediate and radical action isn’t taken, meaning that thousands of people in places like King’s Lynn, Heacham, Hunstanton and the fen villages will lose their homes and the places they love.

Other projections suggest that floods of the severity of the 1953 flood event, which killed over 300 people in East Anglia, will be an annual event by 2050. All too soon, King’s Lynn could be just a memory.

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