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Rising seas: Danger ahead?

Global warming will trigger big trouble for tens of millions of people living in sea-side towns and cities across the world by the end of the century. According to new estimates that double the benchmark projections issued by UN agencies, nearly 200 million people, including 57 million in South Asia, are expected to be affected by rising sea level.

ht-school Updated: Jul 10, 2019 14:53 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Global warming will trigger big trouble for tens of millions of people living in sea-side towns and cities across the world by the end of the century. According to new estimates that double the benchmark projections issued by UN agencies, nearly 200 million people, including 57 million in South Asia, are expected to be affected by rising sea level.

 

First Published: Jul 10, 2019 14:46 IST