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30 recommended articles and videos in the "Sea Level Rise" category.
1.  Featured: A Video Classic by Tuvalu's Minister of Justice  

So simple, with such a strong emotional impact. Everyone should see this 1.5 minute video

2.  Featured: Crisis Ignored: Coastal Landfills Meet Rising Seas  

There are around 100,000 landfills in the US, around half in low-lying coastal areas—no one knows the real number because no agency has done a comprehensive survey of these toxic sites. As sea levels rise, many of these coastal landfills threaten to poison surrounding communities. Jul 26, 2021

3.  Featured: Sea level rise and coastal flood risk maps -- a global screening tool by Climate Central  


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Interactive global map showing areas threatened by sea level rise and coastal flooding.

4.  Unpriced climate risk and the potential consequences of overvaluation in US housing markets - Nature Climate Change  


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Natural hazards exacerbated by climate change pose serious risks to property markets in the United States. Ignoring these risks could create instability in housing values. This research shows the magnitude of unpriced flood risk and who stands to lose from housing prices that reflect climate risks.

5.  UN Chief Demands Action as Sea Level Rise Threatens Exodus of 'Biblical Scale'  


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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday that sea level rise poses "unthinkable" risks to billions of people around the world, with dangerous implications for international peace and human rights.Against that backdrop, he called for a coordinated and humane global response tha...

6.  Worst impacts of sea level rise will hit earlier than expected, says modeling study  


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A new study finds the biggest increases in inundation will occur after the first 2 meters (6.6 feet) of sea level rise, covering more than twice as much land as older elevation models predicted.

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