Will Active Citizenship Help Slow Sea Level Rise in the 21st Century?
By Karla Utting, DIG Executive Director
Contributing Authors: The CLEO Institute, The Nature Conservancy, Citizen's Climate Lobby, City of Miami Beach
The science behind sea level rise is unquestionable. In 2015, climate scientists working at NASA revealed that the actual rate of ice melt in Antarctica and Greenland will far exceed previous projections. The question now is how quickly sea levels will rise in the future. Will active citizenship help to keep the momentum around climate action strong until we see global emissions curb? What are the solutions to this global problem?