Experts warn rising sea levels will DOUBLE coastal flooding by 2050, and tropical regions will be hit worst



Rising sea levels caused by global warming are set to dramatically boost the frequency of coastal flooding by 2050.
Tropical regions will be the worst hit, and researchers forecast a 10-to-20 centimeter (four-to-eight inch) jump in the global ocean watermark by mid-century.
Major cities along the North American seaboard such as Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, along with the European Atlantic coast, would be highly exposed, the researchers say.
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HOW THEY DID IT  Up until now, global models of future coastal flooding haven't adequately taken into... read more

 
20 May 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 63
Source: Daily Mail
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