TITLE

Climate science: Rising tide

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Nicola
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Nature;9/19/2013, Vol. 501 Issue 7467, p301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various issues associated with global sea-level rise due to climatic changes as of September 19, 2013 by arguing findings of climatic scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). According to the IPCC findings, sea levels will rise by around between 18-59 centimeters as of 2013. Physical oceanographer Stefan Rahmstorf argues that IPCC findings fail in indicating how fast the oceans will rise and is not satisfied with tools for forecasting the rise.
ACCESSION #
90310274

 

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