Megacities Hit Hard by Surging Sea Levels Even at 2C Rise: Study

Megacities Hit Hard by Surging Sea Levels Even at 2C Rise: Study

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Large swathes of Shanghai, Mumbai, New York and other cities will slip under the waves even if an upcoming climate summit limits global warming to two degrees Celsius, scientists reported Sunday…

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Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise, Climate Cemtral, (07-11-2015)

10 Images Show What Coastal Cities Will Look Like After Sea Levels Rise, Take Part (07-15-2015)

Too Big to Flood? Megacities Face Future of Major Storm Risk, Yale E360 (01-12-2013)

What the World’s Cities Would Look Like If Every Glacier Melted, Take Part (02-11-2015)

Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities: Costly Projections, Science Daily (08-19-2013)

A Tale of Two Northern European Cities: Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise, Yale E360
Klaus Jacob, a research scientist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, says that society is still woefully unprepared for sea level increases later this century that will spare neither industrialized nor developing nations. We are still in denial that we can engineer ourselves out of this, says Jacob. “The only truly reliable solution is retreating from low-lying areas…

Interactive Map: “Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet;” National Geographic (09-2013)

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