The Incredible Sinking Mega-Metropolis
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  • emersonushc13

    Sinking land does not conform to The Narrative unless a way is found to use it to defund democracy.

  • Gene

    Greens add one more apocalyptic talking point to their very long list. Practical people shrug, put their boots on and find solutions. World continues to spin, life goes on.

  • Richard Quigley

    Subsidence caused by groundwater depletion is the result of using a resource faster than its rate of replacement. It is not that the resource should never be used but that it should never be consumed at a rate greater than its replacement rate.

  • Fat_Man

    Move to higher ground, build sea walls, drive new pillings into the ground and rebuild on better foundations.

    Venice used to do these things. They need to get back to them.

    • Corlyss

      “Move to higher ground, build sea walls, drive new pillings into the ground and rebuild on better foundations.”
      Ancient Ephesus had to move 3 times, to get closer to the sea, because the runoff from the surrounding hillsides denuded by the goats silted up their harbor. If they can do it . . .

  • Corlyss

    What we need is another age of global glaciation.

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