Sounds expensive. But as Liverpool is near the start of the Manchester Ship Canal any barrage should have low impact on shipping, in theory at least. As far as a ‘climate emergency’ is concerned, I’ve lived near the Mersey for a long time and haven’t noticed anything out of the ordinary with the weather – so far at least 😐
Liverpool has declared a climate emergency, says The Conversation.
The mayors of both the city itself and the surrounding “city region” have recognised the emergency, and both have suggested that a tidal barrage on the River Mersey could form part of the solution.
And on a recent visit to the city, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party would support the £3.5 billion project.
Two years ago, I teamed up with colleagues at…
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