Picture This: U.S. Cities Under 12 feet of Sea Level Rise

Picture This: U.S. Cities Under 12 feet of Sea Level Rise (via Climate Central)

By Climate Central Maps are one way to understand what collapse of West Antarctic glaciers could eventually mean. Photos show it another way. In 2013, Climate Central shared some of its sea level rise mapping data with artist Nickolay Lamm so that…



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4 Responses

  1. The rising seas will be the least of our worries. Humans can move and they have 100 years to do so. What they will have trouble doing will be feeding themselves. If my children live to their old age would please and surprise me.

  2. Horrific as these photos are, the actual consequences will be worse, especially as stronger hurricanes and storms cause larger surges. The damage will be much worse than depicted here.

  3. Just a quibble — it’s the East Antarctic Ice Sheet that’s slipping.

    The West Antarctic Ice Sheet would be a 150-foot rise in sea level. Bye bye Florida …

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