As Sea Levels Rise, Scientists Offer a Bold Idea: Dam the North Sea

New York Times | Feb 14, 2020 at 5:08 PM
  • One dam would stretch some 300 miles from the coast of Scotland to Norway.
  • The other, roughly 100 miles, would rise in the waters between northern France and Southeastern England.
  • Together, the mammoth structures proposed by scientists would completely enclose the North Sea and offer protection for tens of millions of Europeans threatened by rising sea levels caused by climate change.