One in 40 living in areas likely to be underwater by 2100

Blue and Green: Some 147 to 216 million people are currently living on land that will be below sea level or regular flood levels by 2100 if climate change continues unabated, a new analysis has warned. The study, lead by Climate Central, identified the countries most at risk from rising sea levels if climate change is not curbed and if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current rate. This would melt ice sheets and glaciers around the world, topping up the seas, while thermal expansion – which causes......

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