Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating: 4 Inches Per Decade (or More) by 2100

This InsideClimateNews article discusses how current models are predicting that sea levels will rise by 4 inches per decade (or more) by 2100. This is confirmed by satellite data, and it should people on notice that coastal communities face increasing flood risk.

Scientists have been warning about this speed-up for many years based on computer climate simulations. A new study released Monday confirms the modeled trend with a detailed analysis of satellite observations spanning a quarter of a century.

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