Gallery: New Research Shows Rising Sea Levels are Unstoppable



Researchers warn that efforts to cut carbon emissions in order to slow down the rise of global sea levels may be for naught. Scientists at research groups in the United States and Australia have found that despite drastic worldwide carbon emission cutting mandates, the natural thermal expansion of sea water is still likely to occur. Emission cuts could help stunt the rise of seawater globally, but they predict its overall rise is inevitable due to temperature increases over the last thirty years.

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