The present state of sea-level science provides unambiguous evidence that sea level is rising and that the increase will continue to accelerate with unmitigated emissions. This requires that scientists closely collaborate with the stakeholder community to develop plans for responding to sea-level change affecting their coasts and to implement adequate adaptation measures. Without urgent and significant mitigating action to combat climate change, continued greenhouse gas emissions will almost certainly commit the world to several meters of sea-level rise in the next few centuries.
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Sea Level 2017 Conference StatementPublished: 5 October 2017
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