Low Lying Areas of Western Australia to be Under Water by 2100

THE global sea level is rising faster than predicted, scientists warned yesterday.

Instead of a rise of between 18 and 59 centimetres by 2100, as forecast in the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, seas could rise up to a metre or more.

The warning came from international experts attending a three-day conference in Copenhagen on climate research, called to underpin the world's response to climate change.

Speaking from the meeting, CSIRO scientist John Church, a Hobart-based oceans and climate change expert, told The Australian: "It's important to clearly understand sea level rise when deciding on our response to climate change." Read on


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