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Climate 101 Fact Sheet: What Is Sea-Level Rise?


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It’s a fact: Around the world, oceans are climbing higher and higher up our coasts and it’s happening faster and faster.

But what’s causing sea-level rise? And why is it a bad thing?

We know there shore is a lot of misinformation out there. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you wade through the facts. In just two short pages, we take you through the basics of sea-level rise, including:

  • What exactly is sea-level rise?
  • How is sea-level rise related to climate change? What’s causing it?
  • How is sea-level rise impacting our lives today?

The climate is changing, but these facts don’t. Download our free sea level fact sheet today.