Study estimates sea level rise two times worse than worst-case scenario

Sea level rise is a serious threat, but a new report argues that it may be far worse than even the current word-case estimates. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday, estimates that there is a five percent chance the sea level will rise between two and 7.8 feet within the next century. This is more than twice what was recently predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Although five percent may seem like a small probability,...

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