Sea Level Rising Faster

Articles The New York Times “Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows” and the BBC “Climate change: Sea level rise to affect ‘three times more people” report:

“Rising seas could affect three times more people by 2050 than previously thought, according to new research, threatening to all but erase some of the world’s great coastal cities.”

New Sea Level Rise Forecast for China

New Sea Level Rise Forecast for China

“In other places, the migration caused by rising seas could trigger or exacerbate regional conflicts.”

New estimate versus old estimate:

China – 93 million vs 29 million
Bangladesh – 42 million vs 5 million
India – 36 million vs 5 million
Vietnam – 31 million vs 9 million
Indonesia – 23 million vs 5 million
Thailand – 12 million vs 1 million

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