Study: Oceans Rising at Fastest Rate in 28 Centuries Due to Fossil Fuels


February 23, 2016

A new study has found greenhouse gas emissions largely stemming from fossil fuels are causing oceans to rise faster than at any point in the past 28 centuries. If the burning of fossil fuels continues unabated over the coming decades, ocean levels could rise by as much as three or four feet by the end of the century. Flooding from sea level rise is already impacting multiple cities in the United States.

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