New Auckland Council data reveals large sections of Auckland’s coastline could erode more than 200 metres by the year 2130, unless strong action is taken on climate change, Newshub reports. The report, entitled “Predicting Auckland’s exposure to coastal instability and erosion”, was released to the public on Tuesday morning. Data shows Auckland has averaged 1.67mm of sea level rise each year since 1899, but the Ministry for the Environment predicts this rate will accelerate if little action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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