Dutch scientist proposes two DAMS between France, England, Scotland and Norway

Dutch scientist proposes two mega DAMS between France, England, Scotland and Norway to completely enclose the North Sea and protect 25 million Europeans from rising sea levels Sjoerd Groeskamp said dam is a 'call to do something about climate change now'  The research judged that the North Sea Enclosure Dyke is technically feasible  A 300-mile dam would span the sea between Scotland and Norway and another would bridge a 100-mile expanse of ocean between France and England 

By Ryan Fahey For Mailonline

Published: 20:18 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 20:49 GMT, 12 February 2020

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A Dutch scientist has proposed building two mega dams in the North Sea in an attempt to protect 25 million Europeans from rising sea levels. 

Sjoerd Groeskamp, an oceanographer at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, said a 'possible solution' to global warming's rising effect on our oceans is to build a 300 mile dam between Scotland and Norway and an additional 100-mile barrier between France and England. 

'A rise of 10 metres by the year 2500 is predicted, according to the bleakest scenarios,' Groeskamp wrote in a paper to be published this month in the American Journal of Meteorology.

'This dam is therefore mainly a call to do something about climate change now.'

A graphic shows the hypothetical locations of the dams between France and England, Norway and Scotland

A graphic shows the hypothetical locations of the dams between France and England, Norway and Scotland

Pictured: A file photo of the Hantangang Dam in South Korea, one of the super dams the costs of the North Sea Enclosure Dyke were estimated on. A Dutch scientist has proposed building two mega dams in the North Sea in an attempt to protect 25 million Europeans from rising sea levels

Pictured: A file photo of the Hantangang Dam in South Korea, one of the super dams the costs of the North Sea Enclosure Dyke were estimated on. A Dutch scientist has proposed building two mega dams in the North Sea in an attempt to protect 25 million Europeans from rising sea levels

Sjoerd Groeskamp, an oceanographer at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, said a 'possible solution' to global warming's rising effect on our oceans is to build two mega dams in the North Sea

Sjoerd Groeskamp, an oceanographer at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, said a 'possible solution' to global warming's rising effect on our oceans is to build two mega dams in the North Sea 

'If we do nothing, this extreme dam might just be the only solution,' he added

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