Aviation Strategy

Rising Sea Levels: A Watery
Fate for Airports — December 2021

Sea levels are rising because of global warming. The global mean sea level (GMSL) during the 20th Century rose by an estimated 1.4mm a year. In the decade up to 2015 its rate of increase had increased to 3.6mm a year and since then accelerated to 4.6mm a year. It doesn’t sound much: but as the chart shows this works out at a metre since 1993…… ……

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