Sea level rise – fact & fiction: John Englander at TEDxBocaRaton

2014, TED Talk: Sea level is rising for the first […]

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May 19, 2015

2014, TED Talk: Sea level is rising for the first time in thousands of years. Oceanographer John Englander, author of “High Tide On Main Street” explains why it is unstoppable, regardless of efforts to be ‘green’ and sustainable.

Using powerful images, he encourages us to embrace the new reality that the shoreline is moving, that we begin to adapt, while we also try to slow the warming. It is a positive message, “a glass half full, rather than half empty” — though the glass will get higher each decade.

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