We aim to develop a scientific and technological community from all disciplines for the co-design and co-production of knowledge that will engage with policymakers, business, industry and other stakeholders. Supporting transformation to a sustainable and resilient future for society and nature on the coast. Aligned to the structure of strategic and integrated Earth system research under Future Earth, our work is organized in three inter-related themes: Dynamic coasts — read more..
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Will it be hot from global warming or will we have another ice age? I wish I could tell you what the future will bring, but no one knows for sure how global warming will play out.
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In fact, not knowing is one of the problems. Global warming is a significant risk to society.
On the one hand, we do not know exactly what will happen. On the other, we realize that what could happen could be serious.
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And these consequences could affect different parts of the world in different ways. For example, there could be long periods of low rainfall in a particular region.
The western United States is one area that is at particular risk to widespread drought. Another consequence is the rise of sea level.
Over the next several decades, sea level will probably rise 10 to 20 centimeters 4 to 8 inches. This may not sound like much, but it may cause extensive damage, for example, erosion to coastlines.
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In addition, it will bring about an increase in the chances of catastrophic floods like the one experienced by New Orleans in Over the next several centuries, sea level may rise 5 or more meters 16 or more feet. Could you imagine how the shorelines of continents will change? Many of today's major coastal cities might be underwater. Besides drought and sea level rise, there are a variety of other likely changes around the world.