Use these tools to help visualize the horror of rising sea levels

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/17/18223808/climate-change-sea-level-rising-data-visualization-environment

By now, everyone knows: the climate is changing, sea levels are rising, and the crises are likely to happen sooner than expected. Still, it’s one thing to know, and another thing to really see these potential disasters. Luckily (or unluckily), there’s no lack of tools to help the apathetic develop a visceral sense of what could be at stake.

First, Information Is Beautiful has used data from NASA, Sea Level Explorer, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to create the aptly named “When Sea Levels Attack,” which shows how many years are left until major cities are underwater.

Graphic: Information is Beautiful

Next, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers a tool that helps visualize…

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Original Title: Use these tools to help visualize the horror of rising sea levels
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/17/18223808/climate-change-sea-level-rising-data-visualization-environment