Rising sea levels due to climate change are threatening the survival of big cities located near coastal areas like Kolkata, Shanghai and Dhaka, said Dr RK Pachauri, chairperson of IPCC.
Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could affect some regions far more than others.
The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.
Day in Pics: 24th November
Showbiz World - November 24, 2014
Los Angeles Auto Show