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aMES & PROPERTY ~ tion warning eli ate change migra d I h A rom~::";;";"':;';:;"~,'ai Issue t )fOllg report MONDAY. OCTOBER 24. 2011

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becllu..-e of clima1(" change. Il,t'W bbc.COIII rept..'I1ed on ~

It sayslhe cosI of lIctmg now would be much k'5!' than the rosI of the conntds ... 00 huge loss 01life that v.'OU1d 'lIher.vi5e emue

lhe repor1 locllso' d on Ihe issue o f human migration paltem5. The MigrCIlion and Global Environmenl..1 Change ForesIght Report IS the most deIaUed study carri£d out on the efJed ol lloodill2". drought and rising sea levels on human

migRJlion paUerns over UMl nexlSO years

govnrunenfs

The Chief John

Scient~.

Prof.

Bedding1'Jf' who conunmtoned the s'udy. Si"lid

that environmental change would hit Ille l~"Cdd5 poore5I lhe halde!I and trel miDions of !hem u..oold ina-.Jwrtenlly

Property

migrllte !O\·.'<lrd. lather thM lIway hom. an!M U\at are mosl vulnel1lble.. One of the reasons the report ""as a:rnl'Tlissionro wa.§

10 examine concerns thaI the environmental degradalioo cauwd by dimate d l3l1Qe would Ie!!d to minions 01 so-called climate refugees a.oondOl1iog slerile farml<md and migrahng to oountries Jess affeded by Ihe prOOIem Detailed ana/y5i5 commls5ioned !pI!rir~ for the study found that this was unlikely 10 be the case. Threequarters of the migration. it says would be wilhin national borden . ~11y !10m rurnllo urban <m!i'IS. TIle issue. acrording 10 Prolessor Beddington, WlI5 to en5\Jre lhat the migration W<I5 Pfcpelly managed . olherwise. he said. il was likely there would be widcspft'oo humanit.man disasters on an unpRc.edolnloo

tax revenues

projected to plummet r

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'-<:ou111y'~ spending plan for 20 12 h ... s some 9'JOd 1le\\I1 Md~news .

Aa:ortIing 10 a lepert by u:wlUooildoilj.\rorn. SIIes lax collection! lor 201 1 are ~ ~

cellt hig!wr

than

anllcipllted <md COlUl y finance ofrlCials bdieve lhal . vhen Ihe year ends, ~es I~ receipts wiU be up by.siK pi?!" ,;enl from last year TIIe!'s go-xl. nl!\\IS considering ~\es ta~ numbers

in 20 10 were dO\VTl by 6.1 per cenl from 2009 and those

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essential that I,O.-e do all we clin to both address envbonmenl<1J change i!IOd make ,.,1It! !hal people are as

resdtentaspossible.Thismeans recognising the role migration can play in helping people cope.~ he !RIid. But the idea of managed m igration is conbover.;iill. Traditionally. migration has been !em <'6 .. bOO thing by Ihe ad agmaes as it uproot!

communities and can ~te connld.. Bul ~ think the challenge lew many policy makers trying 10 tMJde dimate change will be to maI!e lin itk!oIogk;aI Ie.ap 01 fililh in beginning tosee migration i'IS a good thing Professor Richald Block. of Sussex University. ....ho ct-.aired Ille expert group thai produced the report. said that his \earn's ~~ proo.ticIed a ~subslantial eVdence b;ueP 10 justify such a

shilt in thinking

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will ...... policy mlIkel"$ l.Ioilh a rtrm """,I

basis \\;Ih which 10 tx:kIe lhe migration dlilflmge5 in l\w future.~

he said

One idea i!i 10 make it easier few one or two family members 10 Ie<we their communilies to WOOl elsewlwre and send money home TIlis has the effect of mainl ... ining comm unities and avoiding the need for gea ter migJaUon of enUre communities The report <'IIso ~ thai greater thoughl oughl 10 bI! put inlo planmng cities so IMI lhe!.' "~ be ~ 10 cope: with ~ m gmtion. This would indude better ""ilII!T managemen t. Some cities ijkely to ad as a magnet are in IIood plains. In these instances. ~ments should comider truikling enUrely new cities. \~~Ih lhe suppon 01 richer governments Ihrough aid agencies il fll!Cl!3SiJry. the report argues. The: cost 01 not developing poIioes 10 plan For the inpi'Id 01 climate cl0nge on 1XJPU"'1ions wil be much greater. and I11OOi! InIgic. the au~ say. lhan pre~pting the problem now

2009 fI!JUfe$ plummeted by 26 per cent com pared to the prvv;ous year Th rough 5eprembe r o lthis year. lhe coun~' has collecled 1-8 Sm. and lilal r.gllle i~ up by $425.000 0V'eT lhe sam~ penod lasl year In plan n ing for the 20 12 budget. Ihe county is anticipating n;:al sales lax reve nues n eK I year.

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