17 June 2022
Global mean sea level (GMSL) is rising and the phenomenon is accelerating. Indeed, last century (1901-2000) GMSL rose by 15cm, whereas predictions for the 2011-2100 period are an additional 30 cm to 110 cm, depending on the area and the carbon emission scenario. In cause since 1970, sea-level rise is mainly due to anthropogenic forcing.
Source: IPCC report
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