Sea levels at USA coastlines, by the year 2050, are set to increase by 10-12 inches. How the overall increase is reflected by region may depend on the height of the coastline, among other factors.
The quantity of ice melt could cover the entire UK with 15 metres of meltwater. The runoff from 2011 to 2020 has also contributed to the increase of global sea levels by one centimetre.
The impact of climate change coupled with a business-as-usual approach to things is being felt across the world through the worsening of ‘earth’s vital signs'.
Wetlands, especially estuarine, may be providing more flood protection than what was previously known.
Storms and subsequent flooding events across Europe, are expected to occur 14 times more frequently by the end of the century, if significant changes are not implemented.