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Harry Hope...
Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:47 am
 
Sarah Watson, Climate Change Campaigner with Oxfam Scotland said:

“We’re already seeing the effects of climate change here in Uist and
in countless other communities around the world.

“It’s heartening to see the community come together to find an
innovative and sustainable solution. Small adaptations can make a big
difference – in Scotland and abroad.”


http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1988205?UserKey=

1/11/2010

Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change

By Laura Paterson


Islanders on Uist are preparing for climate change that could swamp
their lands.

Locals on South Uist will start work this weekend reinforcing the dune
system which protects their island from the Atlantic.

Some locals fear that the extreme weather and changing sea levels
could split the island in two.

In 20 years the island will have wetter weather than present for nine
months of the year, according to findings published by the University
of the West of Scotland.

Research from the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa)
claims that sea levels in the area will rise by 14.5in and several
locals have already experienced flooding.

On November 6 volunteers will be joined by Western Isles MSP Alasdair
Allan to implement their innovative solution to tackling the effects
of climate change.

They plan to place old fishing nets on the five-mile stretch of dunes
at Kilphedar, the most vulnerable area in the Western Isles, in a bid
to halt erosion.

It is hoped the nets will anchor the fragile dunes until marram grass
can take hold.

The following day Mr Allan will speak at a public meeting, organised
by Oxfam Scotland, to plan the next steps in dealing with climate
change in other parts of the island.

Representatives from environmental groups Coastal Adapt, Storas
Uibhist, Scottish Natural Heritage, Sustainable Uist and the Amenity
Trust are also expected to attend.

The meeting will take place in St Peter’s Church Hall on South Uist on
November 7 at 6pm.

Mr Allan said:

“The impact of climate change in South Uist isn’t going away. I am
very grateful that Oxfam Scotland, together with local people like
Seumas Macdonald have given so much time and effort to highlight this
problem. The fact that people in South Uist are already taking
proactive steps to address this issue is something that deserves
recognition.

“More than that, however, it highlights the need to keep this issue on
the political agenda.

“South Uist faces a major problem, but I think this weekend’s events
prove it has an active community willing to find practical solutions
to these.”

Sarah Watson, Climate Change Campaigner with Oxfam Scotland said:

“We’re already seeing the effects of climate change here in Uist and
in countless other communities around the world.

“It’s heartening to see the community come together to find an
innovative and sustainable solution. Small adaptations can make a big
difference – in Scotland and abroad.”

_____________________________________________________

Harrt
 
George...
Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:07 am
 
On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:

[quote]Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change
[/quote]
Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion..
Nothing to do with climate change
 
tunderbar...
Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:16 am
 
On Nov 1, 8:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:
[quote]Sarah Watson, Climate Change Campaigner with Oxfam Scotland said:

“We’re already seeing the effects of climate change here in Uist and
in countless other communities around the world.

“It’s heartening to see the community come together to find an
innovative and sustainable solution. Small adaptations can make a big
difference – in Scotland and abroad.”

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1988205?UserKey
1/11/2010

Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change

By Laura Paterson

Islanders on Uist are preparing for climate change that could swamp
their lands.

Locals on South Uist will start work this weekend reinforcing the dune
system which protects their island from the Atlantic.

Some locals fear that the extreme weather and changing sea levels
could split the island in two.

In 20 years the island will have wetter weather than present for nine
months of the year, according to findings published by the University
of the West of Scotland.

Research from the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa)
claims that sea levels in the area will rise by 14.5in and several
locals have already experienced flooding.

On November 6 volunteers will be joined by Western Isles MSP Alasdair
Allan to implement their innovative solution to tackling the effects
of climate change.

They plan to place old fishing nets on the five-mile stretch of dunes
at Kilphedar, the most vulnerable area in the Western Isles, in a bid
to halt erosion.

It is hoped the nets will anchor the fragile dunes until marram grass
can take hold.

The following day Mr Allan will speak at a public meeting, organised
by Oxfam Scotland, to plan the next steps in dealing with climate
change in other parts of the island.

Representatives from environmental groups Coastal Adapt, Storas
Uibhist, Scottish Natural Heritage, Sustainable Uist and the Amenity
Trust are also expected to attend.

The meeting will take place in St Peter’s Church Hall on South Uist on
November 7 at 6pm.

Mr Allan said:

“The impact of climate change in South Uist isn’t going away. I am
very grateful that Oxfam Scotland, together with local people like
Seumas Macdonald have given so much time and effort to highlight this
problem. The fact that people in South Uist are already taking
proactive steps to address this issue is something that deserves
recognition.

“More than that, however, it highlights the need to keep this issue on
the political agenda.

“South Uist faces a major problem, but I think this weekend’s events
prove it has an active community willing to find practical solutions
to these.”

Sarah Watson, Climate Change Campaigner with Oxfam Scotland said:

“We’re already seeing the effects of climate change here in Uist and
in countless other communities around the world.

“It’s heartening to see the community come together to find an
innovative and sustainable solution. Small adaptations can make a big
difference – in Scotland and abroad.”

_____________________________________________________

Harrt
[/quote]
Has that been peer reviewed? Do other charities like Oxfam agree? LOL.

What a joke Mister Dope.
 
James...
Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:37 pm
 
"Harry Hope" <rivrvu at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote in message
news:augtc6d06cp6oom5ilq3dhb85escf7i5ma at (no spam) 4ax.com
[quote]Sarah Watson, Climate Change Campaigner with Oxfam Scotland said:

"We're already seeing the effects of climate change here in Uist and
in countless other communities around the world.

"It's heartening to see the community come together to find an
innovative and sustainable solution. Small adaptations can make a big
difference - in Scotland and abroad."


http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1988205?UserKey=

1/11/2010

Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change

By Laura Paterson


Islanders on Uist are preparing for climate change that could swamp
their lands.

Locals on South Uist will start work this weekend reinforcing the dune
system which protects their island from the Atlantic.
[/quote]
They've most likely been talking about it for 100 years and chose now to
do something. Now there is a reason to cover their former laziness.
 
George...
Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:00 am
 
On Nov 4, 5:49 am, Desertphile <desertph... at (no spam) invalid-address.net>
wrote:
[quote]On Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:07:54 -0700 (PDT), George <gbl... at (no spam) hnpl.net
wrote:

On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:
Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change
Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion.

Yes, of course, idiot. The issue is rising sea levels, not
erosion.
[/quote]

So you are going to provide links that the islands in question do not
have erosion problems ?

This should be good !..
 
George...
Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:05 am
 
On Nov 4, 5:49 am, Desertphile <desertph... at (no spam) invalid-address.net>
wrote:
[quote]On Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:07:54 -0700 (PDT), George <gbl... at (no spam) hnpl.net
wrote:

On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:
Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change
Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion.

Yes, of course, idiot. The issue is rising sea levels, not
erosion.
[/quote]
Wrong!
See http://www.scapetrust.org/html/who.html
They are currently having problems with erosion
 
Desertphile...
Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:49 am
 
On Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:07:54 -0700 (PDT), George <gblack at (no spam) hnpl.net>
wrote:

[quote]On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:

Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change

Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion.
[/quote]
Yes, of course, idiot. The issue is rising sea levels, not
erosion.


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Desertphile...
Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:16 pm
 
On Wed, 3 Nov 2010 12:00:19 -0700 (PDT), George <gblack at (no spam) hnpl.net>
wrote:

[quote]On Nov 4, 5:49 am, Desertphile <desertph... at (no spam) invalid-address.net
wrote:
On Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:07:54 -0700 (PDT), George <gbl... at (no spam) hnpl.net
wrote:

On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:
Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change
Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion.

Yes, of course, idiot. The issue is rising sea levels, not
erosion.

So you are going to provide links that the islands in question do not
have erosion problems ?
[/quote]
Idiot.


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Desertphile...
Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:16 pm
 
On Wed, 3 Nov 2010 12:05:02 -0700 (PDT), George <gblack at (no spam) hnpl.net>
wrote:

[quote]On Nov 4, 5:49 am, Desertphile <desertph... at (no spam) invalid-address.net
wrote:
On Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:07:54 -0700 (PDT), George <gbl... at (no spam) hnpl.net
wrote:

On Nov 2, 2:47 am, Harry Hope <riv... at (no spam) ix.netcom.com> wrote:
Islanders take action to beat effects of climate change
Islands in the North Atlantic and subject to the large tides and storm
surges of the North Atlantic suffer greatly from coastal erosion.

Yes, of course, idiot. The issue is rising sea levels, not
erosion.

Wrong!
See http://www.scapetrust.org/html/who.html
They are currently having problems with erosion
[/quote]
And rising sea level, Idiot.


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