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Social engineering or technical fix?
Why not both?
The article in the BBC today about land subsidence (sinking) , up to 100mm/year, and sea level rise, up to 10mm/year means we need a technical fix: move sea water around, inland storage, controlled flooding. But the other point in these comments are valid: human behaviour has destructive effects, particularly to ourselves (see So social engineering away from destructive activities and behaviours is necessary to have a survivable model for our peoples.

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