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The Future & Sea Level Rise by CityTech Blogger Henry Ovalle

nyc SLR OvalleAccording to a recent report, sea level has increased 14 centimeters in the last century. That means, it has increased at a rate of 1.4 centimeters every year. But according to the report the ocean is currently rising at a rate of 3.4 centimeters per year. We all have to contribute to reduce the carbon emissions we release to the atmosphere, otherwise our city will look like Venice or even worse.

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According to the experts, by the year 2100 the sea level could rise up to 4.2 feet. If the sea level rise gets to that point NYC bridges will be history, even the Verrazano Bridge which is the tallest in NYC.

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