the real estate industry also has a vested industry in not scaring off potentials mugs customers from sea-front properties in an area that is expected to see higher than average rises in sea level.
You mean mugs like Al Gore?
(Although if he is buying up beach-front property and runs mansions with exceptionally large "carbon footprints" - does he not believe what he sells??....)
Have an upvote for the 2nd paragram though :)
(El Reg - can I get a scratched-to-buggery record icon? :) )