[pp.int.general] Big Brother in NL?
pirat at sparre.dk
Thu Nov 19 19:27:05 CET 2009
Richard Stallman wrote:
> How much of the Netherlands will be flooded if seas rise 2 meters?
> If they rise 5 meters?
Reinier Bakels answer is probably more precise, as he is from the
Netherlands. But none of you seem to have considered what dikes (keeping
the sea out, not the sexual orientation) mean.
In both the 2 meter and the 5 meter case it is possible to say: Nothing,
if the dikes can be built high enough. There is just a higher risk of
the sea breaking through the dikes.
Perhaps Reinier can answer this question: How much of the Netherlands
would be flooded today if there were no dikes?
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