Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge 1,700 U.S. Cities by 2100

August 1, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock A study released by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany reveals that a temperature increase of only one degree Celsius could cause sea levels to rise as much as two meters. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the study predicts that these dramatic changes will submerge areas of over 1,700 U.S. cities, including New York, Boston and Miami, by 2100. Read the rest of Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge 1,700 U.S. Cities by 2100 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , flooded NYC , global warming , global warming study , greenhouse emissions , New York floods , Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , sea level rising , Sea Levels , U.S. flooding        

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Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge 1,700 U.S. Cities by 2100

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