Where would you want to live under sea level rise? Interactive floods maps

Ever wondered where the wise investment in the property market is going to be under the IPCC projected scenarios? Check out the Sea Level Rise Explorer over at Global Warming Art: During the twentieth century, sea level rose 20 cm. It is predicted that sea level rise will accelerate during the twenty-first century, but many … Continue reading Where would you want to live under sea level rise? Interactive floods maps

New evidence from coral reefs suggest sea level rise occurs over ecological time scales

Paul Blanchon and his team have uncovered evidence of extremely rapid sealevel rise 121,000 years ago in one of the warm interglacial periods.  Basically by dating coral skeletons at a place called Xcaret (the beautiful place where a fossil Reef lies exposed), Paul was able to document an abrupt reef crest “back stepping” (essentially the … Continue reading New evidence from coral reefs suggest sea level rise occurs over ecological time scales