The Impact of Global Warming on Sea Levels and People

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The Impact of Global Warming on Sea Levels and People
Introduction
For the past two decades, forecasts concerning the consequences of global warming have become increasingly alarming. Perhaps of most concern is the prediction that over the next century sea levels will rise as much as 1 meter (Claussen, Cochran & Davis 2001, p. 45). While the impact of such an increase in sea levels would be minimal to most coastal regions around the world, many low lying areas would be seriously affected. Some of the more susceptible locations in the world, that is, include the Netherlands, Bangladesh and the Republic of Kiribati in the South Pacific (for maps, see appendix). The following discussion examines the global warming issue by addressing the...
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