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Rising sea levels pose a risk to coastal cities like New York and Rotterdam, says climate expert

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New York is a coastal city, which means it's at risk of rising sea levels.
New York is a coastal city, which means it's at risk of rising sea levels.   -   Copyright  Canva
By Euronews

One of the biggest threats to cities around the world is rising sea levels caused by water expansion and melting ice sheets as a direct consequence of climate change.

As part of our Save the Sea series to mark COP26, Euronews spoke to Anders Levermann, a Professor for Climate Dynamics at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

He told us why rising sea levels pose such a risk.

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