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7 December 2018 Global carbon emissions see biggest jump in 7... Business Standard
29 November 2018 India among countries worst hit by climate ch... Hindustan Times
20 November 2018 Climate change a bigger threat than thought... The Hindu Business Line
17 September 2018 Climate change spikes sea levels... The Asian Age
17 September 2018 Climate change spikes sea levels... The Asian Age


 
Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world
BBC, 13 August 2018

The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people but it is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 2050, say researchers. North Jakarta has sunk 2.5m in 10 years and is continuing to sink by as much as 25cm a year in some parts, which is more than double the global average for coastal megacities.
Jakarta is sinking by an average of 1-15cm a year and almost half the city now sits below sea level.   Read full story...

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