Category Archives: Coastal Squeeze

East Mersea Sea Wall Collapsed – Oct 2016

Part of sea wall at East Mersea has collapsed. Over next 100 years EA plans to either abandon about half of sea defenses or knock them down. Despite alarming warnings people are still walking along the wall. Behind the wall, … Continue reading

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Erosion At Seawick Even Worse Where There Are No Groynes

The sea is eroding beach at Seawick near Hutleys. Further south, where there are no groynes, the sea is close to eroding the sea wall. As these images from Google Earth show. 31 December 2000      31 December 2012 … Continue reading

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Saltmarsh Erosion At Quay Lane – Are Ducks Responsible?

Rising sea levels are eroding saltmarsh claim EA(Environment Agency) and NE(Natural England). Here is one place where something else is doing it. At the north end of Quay Lane, Kirby le Soken there is a tidal pool protected by the … Continue reading

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Thanks to Godfrey Bartlett EssexWalks.com

Godfrey sent me this email Hi, Just a note to say I find your analysis of temperature and sea level records fascinating. As much as I love nature reserves for leisure purposes, I’m getting an increasing sense that the big … Continue reading

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Flooding Is EU And UK Government Policy – Feb 2014

Environment Agency has been much criticised over floods in southwest recently but they are simply implementing EU and UK government policy. This publication from John Gummer’s (aka Lord Deben) Climate Change Committee www.theccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/ASC-2013-Chap5_singles_2.pdf makes it explicit this is government policy, … Continue reading

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Information Tribunal ICO EA and me – 3 Feb 2014

Appeal to Information Tribunal – continuing the story told in Environment Agency And Me – Jan 2014 and Environment Agency Information Comissioner and Me – Jan 2014 Contacting Information Tribunal The Information Tribunal is more properly First Tier Tribunal General … Continue reading

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Tidal Surge And Sea Wall Near Hill House Farm Shotley – Jan 2014

The sea wall near Hill House Farm, Shotley has been damaged,  presumably as a result of tidal surge.  6 weeks on why has EA not started repairs? Here is a picture take from near southern end of the sea wall … Continue reading

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Murray Salby Showed CO2 Follows Temperature Now You Can Too

In 2011 Professor Murray Salby showed CO2 follows temperature and not as is usually claimed rising CO2 causing rising temperatures.  However he did not show his method or reveal his data sources.  In this post I reproduce some of his … Continue reading

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Reason 2 EA’s Policy of Saltmash Habitat Creation Is Fatally Flawed – Jan 2014

DEFRA have targeted EA with recreating saltmarsh by flooding farmland. Here is reason #2 why this policy is fatally flawed. There is mud in the sea around East Anglia, that’s why the sea is murky unlike in Cornwall or Mediterranean. … Continue reading

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One Place Where Salt Marsh Erosion Is Not Caused By Coastal Squeeze – Dec 2013

Coastal squeeze is an idea made up to explain how rising sea levels cause salt marsh erosion.  The need to recreate salt marsh, allegedly lost by coastal squeeze,  is behind EA’s unwillingness to maintain sea defences. Quay Lane Kirby-le-Soken At … Continue reading

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