In the NewsPopular ScienceMarch 17, 2022

What a century of rising seas can tell us about the next 30 years

Although sea level rise across the country has accelerated to about an inch every three years in the last 15 years, “The 20th century rate was already the fastest in at least 3,000 years,” says Robert Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University, and a lead author on the IPCC’s most recent climate projections.