If you’ve heard only one thing about climate change, it might be that sea levels are rising, and many of the Earth’s islands and coastlines are at risk. But, why? In this episode of TILclimate (Today I Learned: Climate), Professor James Renwick of Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand joins host Laur Hesse Fisher to break down the science of sea level rise and what’s in store for the future if we do — and don’t — significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
For a deeper dive and additional resources related to this episode, visit: https://climate.mit.edu/podcasts/til-about-sea-level-rise-part-1
For more episodes of TILclimate by the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, visit tilclimate.mit.edu.
Laur Hesse Fisher, Host and Producer
David Lishansky, Editor and Producer
Aaron Krol, Associate Producer
Ilana Hirschfeld, Student Production Assistant
Carolyn Shea, Fact Checker
Sylvia Scharf, Education Specialist
Music by Blue Dot Sessions
Artwork by Aaron Krol
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