New Climate data predict 1 to 2 meters of sea level rise by 2100

“Meanwhile, the combination of climate warming and El Nino has triggered severe bleaching of parts of the iconic Great Barrier Reef, and the threat of rising seas — the major concern of the bloc of small island nations that drove urgency in the Paris agreement — looks a lot worse in a new computer modeling study. The research found that with unchecked emissions, Antarctica could double currently expected sea level rise by 2100, from around 1 meter at the high end to closer to 2 (over 6 feet).”

from: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/03/31/as-climate-flashes-warning-signs-u-s-and-china-pledge-hasty-entry-into-global-accord/

 

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