Asia’s coastal cities face challenge of rising seas

Associated Press: The future will be a watery one for some of the world's biggest cities. Predicted sea level increases this century mean many face increased flooding, stronger storm surges and unpredictable weather. How well coastal cities can cope will dramatically affect quality of life and their economic destiny. Many of the biggest are in Asia, powering economies while housing hundreds of millions of poor in sprawling slums. Scientists generally agree seas will rise an average of 1 meter (3 feet) this century,......

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