Rapid and significant sea-level rise expected if global warming exceeds 2 deg C, with global variation

By Robert Lyons on 11th April 2017

This study notes that under current carbon-emission rates, this temperature rise will occur around the middle of this century, with damaging effects on coastal businesses and ecosystems, while also triggering major human migration from low-lying areas. Global sea-level rise will not be uniform, and will differ for different points of the globe.

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