Charleston’s floods illustrate the world’s watery future

Climate Central: But sea level rise and warm waters from El Niño are making king tides and other nuisance tidal flooding worse. Sea levels have risen by 8 inches around the globe since the start of the 20th century due to ocean warming and the melting of the world's land ice. The rate of rise is expected to increase and by the end of the 21st century, sea levels could be up to 39 inches higher if greenhouse gas emissions continue on their current trajectory. Despite the seemingly small rise to-date, the impacts......

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