Rising sea levels threat to Kolkata, Shanghai: Pachauri

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.

New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`

Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could affect some regions far more than others.

Coastline erosion due to rising sea levels greater than thought

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.