20% of the world’s population will migrate by sea-level rise

Sea-level rising: populations at risk

Even if global warming is capped at 2C, 20% of the world’s population will have to migrate away from coasts swamped by rising oceans. 

Even if global warming is capped at governments’ target of 2C, 20% of the world’s population will be to migrate to higher area’s because of rising sea levels.

Countries like the Netherlands and Bangladesh and cities including New York, London, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo, Calcutta, Jakarta and Shanghai would all be submerged because of melting polar ice caps and sea-level rise. Read More

Computer models can help coastal managers making better decisions

 

Coastal erosion costs Florida millions a year

Coastal erosion costs Florida 105 million in 5 year

A computer model can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Read More