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As the planet warms, the sea rises. Coastlines flood. What will we protect? What will we abandon? How will we face the danger of rising seas?
England’s coastal communities haven’t faced up to the reality of rising seas through climate change, a report says. An increase of at least 1m is almost certain at some point in the future ...
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Planning for rising seas. The gap between the military’s current preparedness for sea level rise and the threats outlined here is large and growing.
Seas may be rising faster than thought Current method of measuring sea-level rise may not be reliable Date: January 30, 2019 Source: Tulane University
Since at least the start of the 20th century, the average global sea level has been rising. Between 1900 and 2016, the sea level rose by 16–21 cm (6.3–8.3 in). More precise data gathered from satellite radar measurements reveal an accelerating rise of 7.5 cm (3.0 in) from 1993 to 2017,: 1554 which is a trend of roughly 30 cm (12 in) per century.
Preparing for impacts. The solutions that can help protect individual communities from increased flooding fall into three broad categories: defending against the sea, accommodating rising water, and retreating from flood-prone areas.
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The consequences of global sea level rise could be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by the dominant climate models, which don't fully account for the fast breakup of ice sheets ...
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