Sea level rise accelerating more than once thought - US News

January 14, 2015 6:15 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's oceans are now rising at a pace far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.

The study found that for much of the 20th century — until about 1990 — sea level was about 30 percent less than earlier research had figured. But that's not good news, scientists say, because about 25 years ago the seas started rising faster and the acceleration in 1990 turns out to be more dramatic...

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