August 13, 2019: Rising Seas #2 Rolling Over Us
Sea level will go up all during your lifetime, and long, long after. The effects will be profound. In this show, the grand old man of coastal science Dr. Orrin Pilkey warns: start withdrawing from the coast-line now, or wait for the coming panic. Risk expert Bill McGuire explains how more water in the ocean can trigger earthquakes and tsunamis. NOAA scientist Richard Feeley talks ocean acidification.