Thursday, January 21, 2010

How High Will Seas Rise? Get Ready for Seven Feet

by Rob Young and Orrin Pilkey
Yale 360

As governments, businesses, and homeowners plan for the future, they should assume that the world’s oceans will rise by at least two meters — roughly seven feet — this century. But far too few agencies or individuals are preparing for the inevitable increase in sea level that will take place as polar ice sheets melt. Read whole story here.

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