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Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC

Miami? Underwater. Norfolk? Swamped. New York City? Fuggedaboutit.  Top experts say that in a worst-case scenario, portions of these and other U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century as ocean levels rise because of global warming, a study released Monday said. In fact, on average, seas around the world could be as much as 6.5 feet higher by the end of the century if climate change continues unchecked.  Read more...

 

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