Climate Change Negotiations – UNFCCC, COP, Other Conventions and Protocols

Seas are rising at fastest rate in last 28 centuries

  1. Context: tidal flooding in American coastal communities is worsening
  2. Reason: largely, the greenhouse gases from human activity
  3. Effects: killing lawns and trees, blocking neighbourhood streets and clogging storm drains, polluting supplies of freshwater
  4. Sometimes stranding entire island communities for hours by overtopping the roads that tie them to the mainland
  5. The problem will grow far worse in coming decades

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