Sea Level rise

Sea levels rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study

The world's oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say.

February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

Sea level rise is accelerating

Sea level rise is accelerating and could reach 26 inches (66 centimeters) by century's end, in line with United Nations estimates and enough to cause significant problems for coastal cities, a...

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Sea levels rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study

The world's oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

'Dramatic retreat' seen in Greenland glacier

A major glacier in northeastern Greenland is rapidly crumbling into the Atlantic Ocean and experts warned on Thursday the breakup will likely raise global sea level by 18 inches (a half meter).

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Antarctic ice shelf could collapse by 2020: Nasa

NASA scientists says the remnants of the Larsen B ice shelf, much of which already disintegrated back in 2002 will completely collapse by 2020, reports The Washington Post