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Ocean warming increases threat from rising seas

Interview: Irene Quaile
February 18, 2016

Unless emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are cut drastically in the very near future, 20 percent of the global population could find themselves living in areas at risk from rising seas, according to a new study. In an interview, two experts from Bonn university explain how climate change affects sea levels and why we should care.

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