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Author Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.
Title Rising seas : flooding, climate change and our new world / text by Keltie Thomas ; art by Belle Wuthrich and Kath Boake W.
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  551.4582 THO    AVAILABLE
Description 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 59) and index.
Contents Earth is going under -- What's driving sea rise? -- What now, Earthlings? -- Miami Beach -- New Orleans -- New York -- Nova Scotia -- Lennox Island -- Greenland -- The Netherlands -- The Nile Delta -- The Maldives -- Mumbai -- Guangzhou -- Bangladesh -- The Marshall Islands -- Kiribati -- Antarctica -- What can you do? -- Glossary.
Summary The Earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and falling water levels of climate change. Photographs juxtapose the present-day with that same area's projected future. The shocking images will help them understand the urgency for action. Key issues in today's news will be better understood, such as the 2015 Paris Protocol in which the world agreed to limit temperature increases to 2 degrees Celsius (ideally 1.5 degree).
Subject Sea level -- Juvenile literature.
Floods -- Juvenile literature.
Climatic changes -- Juvenile literature.
Sea level -- Forecasting -- Juvenile literature.
Flood forecasting -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Wuthrich, Belle, 1989- illustrator.
Boake, Kathy, illustrator.
ISBN 9780228100225 (hardcover)
0228100224 (hardcover)
9780228100218 (paperback)
0228100216 (paperback)
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