Sea levels rise: Sea levels hits RECORD high as UN stress need for ‘urgent action’

In particular, the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are melting rapidly.

The UK’s Met Office is one of many organisations to have contributed to a recent global report on climate change by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The WMO’s Statement on the State of the Global Climate highlights the growing impact of warming temperatures on global sea levels.

Albert Klein Tank, Director of the Met Office Hadley Centre, said: “The effects of increasing carbon-dioxide and other greenhouse gases are seen not just in rising global temperature but in other indicators too, such as melting Arctic sea ice, shrinking glaciers, rising sea levels and warming oceans.

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