Climate Change and Health – Chapter 7 – Sea Level Rise

The film clip above is a section from the video you saw on the first page; watch this segment to remind you of the main issues related to this topic.

Questions

  1. How does climate change cause sea levels to rise?
  2. How do rising sea levels affect human health?
  3. How many people will be affected by sea level rise in Europe and globally?
  4. Which countries will be most affected?

Resources

  1. Climate Cost. 2011. Technical policy briefing note: Sea level rise. → Access here
  2. European Environment Agency. 2014 Global and European sea level rise. → Access here
  3. University of Copenhagen. 2015. Risk of major sea level rise in Northern Europe. → Access here
  4. American University. 2007. Sea Level Rise and the Future of the Netherlands: a case study. → Access here
  5. Al Gore. 2006. An Inconvenient Truth. → Access here