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High tides surge through Venice

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By LUCA BRUNO and COLLEEN BARRY

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Sadly this forbears an ever worsening situation for the planet.

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Time to bring in some Dutch engineers and get with the dike building.

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Venice is sinking under the weight of Venice government corruption and the failure to complete the barrier projects.

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Time to bring in some Dutch engineers and get with the dike building.

This is Venice, not the Zuder Zee project.

the local center-right majority had just voted against an amendment to fund efforts aimed at dealing with climate change when the regional assembly hall was flooded Tuesday night, forcing politicians to flee.

Maybe they'll reconsider, in future.

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To quote Gandalf, "this is but a taste of the misery to come." Climate change will make stories like this one seem tame.

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Time to bring in some Dutch engineers and get with the dike building.

They already spent $6.5 billions to build floodgates that don't work. It was supposed to finish in 2011, and it looks like they might not even finish it.

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