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Sea level rise: How far and how fast?

OPINION: A recent study of ocean temperature 125,000 years ago sparked headlines that up to nine metres sea level rise was on the horizon. But could this really happen? And if so, how quickly?

Time is running out to adapt to dramatic sea level rise

Eighty per cent of world’s coastal areas could experience more than 1.8 metres of sea level rise by 2100 if global warming exceeds two degrees Celsius by the middle of this century.

Sea levels could be rising faster than we think

Global warming is preventing the Greenland ice sheet from soaking up as much melt water as it perhaps once did, which could cause sea levels to rise even faster.

Greenland meltdown could slow down

The dramatic rate of melting and ice discharge from Greenland's glaciers could decelerate, but researchers aren’t calling it good news.