“We can say with 95 percent probability that the 20th-century rise was faster than any of the previous 27 centuries.”
Climate change and global warming may not be accepted by some scientists and politicians, but rising ocean levels has been a cause for concern for decades.
Since 1993, sea level rise has been estimated to be at a rate of between +2.6 and 2.9 millimeters annually, not to mention a noted accelerated change in recent years. The United States Global Change Research Program 2014 National Climate Assessment projected that within the next seventy-five years, we could see ocean levels rise as much as four feet.
Now one new study has conclusively found the rate of sea level rise to be faster — and more frightening — than ever.