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Rapid and significant sea-level rise expected if global warming exceeds 2 °C, with global variation The world could experience the highest ever global sea-level rise in the history of human civilisation if global temperature rises exceed 2 °C, predicts a new study. Under current carbon-emission rates, this temperature rise will occur around the middle of this century, with damaging effects on coastal businesses and ecosystems, while also triggering major human migration from low-lying areas. Global sea-level rise will not be uniform, and will differ for different points of the globe.
Science for Environment Policy, Issue 486, 6 April 2017, Tuesday 11 April 2017
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