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We're stuck with 1.2m sea level rise, say scientists

Wednesday 21 Feb 18 9:00am


THE WORLD is now locked into sea-level rise of up to 1.2 metres – and the number goes up 0.2m for every five years that emissions cuts are delayed, scientists say.

The warning comes as parts of New Zealand are again lashed by a tropical storm, with the sea washing over State Highway 1 north of Wellington, causing parts of it to collapse.

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