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Rising seas : confronting climate change, flooding and our new world / Keltie Thomas.

By: Thomas, Keltie, 1966- [author.].
Publisher: Richmond Hill : Firefly Books, 2018Description: 64 pages : illustrations (colour).Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780228100218 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Sea level -- Juvenile literature | Climatic changes -- Juvenile literature | Non-Fiction 9+ | NatureDDC classification: 551.458 Summary: The earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20 cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). 'Rising Seas' gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and falling water levels of climate change. Photographs juxtapose the present-day with that same area's projected future. The shocking images will help them understand the urgency for action. Key issues in today's new will be better understood, such as the 2015 Paris Protocol.
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The earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20 cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). 'Rising Seas' gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and falling water levels of climate change. Photographs juxtapose the present-day with that same area's projected future. The shocking images will help them understand the urgency for action. Key issues in today's new will be better understood, such as the 2015 Paris Protocol.

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