20 Apr '11, 12pm

In China, rising sea levels are creating problems

RELATED ARTICLES China vows to cut energy, carbon intensity by 2015 February 28, 2011 06:50 AM China Report Warns of Agriculture Problems from Climate Change January 3, 2007 12:00 AM CORRECTED-Greenhouse gases at new peak in sign of Asia growth February 8, 2008 11:47 AM U.S. 2005 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise 0.6 Percent November 15, 2006 12:00 AM Gradually rising sea levels caused by global warming over the past 30 years have contributed to a growing number of disasters along China's coast, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday. Sea levels along China's coastline had risen 2.6 mm per year over the past three decades, Xinhua said, citing documents from the State Oceanic Administration. ADVERTISEMENT Average air and sea temperatures in coastal areas had risen about 0.4 and 0.2 degrees Celsius respectively over the past 10 years, the news agency added. "As a 'gradual' m...

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