Global sea-level rise predictions
- Abu Dhabi & Dubai
- New York & New Jersey
Global warming has raised global sea level about 8 inches since 1880, and the rate of rise is accelerating. Rising seas dramatically increase the odds of damaging floods from storm surges. A Climate Central analysis finds the odds of “century” or worse floods occurring by 2030 are on track to double or more, over widespread areas of the globe. These increases threaten an enormous amount of damage.