WATCH: Britain's first climate refugees

With the rate of sea level rise increasing, serious flooding becoming more frequent and storms more powerful, climate change means that life for some on Britain’s coastline is becoming increasingly precarious. 

The residents of Fairbourne in north Wales, sandwiched between the mountains and the rising tides, have been told that they will have to abandon their village in its entirety, and the government's climate change advisers have estimated that around £150bn worth of critical national assets are at risk around the coastline.

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