7 American Cities That Could Disappear by 2100
By Aria Bendix

No city is immune to the effects of a warming world, but a few are more vulnerable than the rest.

As sea levels continue to rise, low-lying coastal cities can expect more devastating floods that ruin buildings, destroy infrastructure, and claim lives.

By conservative estimates, cities around the world could witness more than 6 feet of flooding by the year 2100. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted that sea levels could rise by 10 to 12 feet if global emissions continue unabated.

But these numbers are averages, which means some areas would see higher levels, while others would be less affected. Under the worst-case climate scenario, some cities might even disappear underwater.

Read More

By | 2019-05-16T16:37:15+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Business Insider|0 Comments

About the Author:

Leave A Comment