Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

Climate Central: If, as suggested by a comprehensive new review in the journal Science, 2°C of global warming will lock in at least 20 feet (6 meters) of eventual sea level rise, what would 2°C of warming (3.6°F) mean for the future and heritage of global nations and cities? It would mean a world we don't recognize, one losing more than 444,000 square miles of land, where more than 375 million people live today. China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is home to by far the largest share of those......

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