Even if global warming is limited to 1.5C, and no tipping points are crossed, sea level rise will continue [1,2,3]. In fact, even if the amount of greenhouse gas in our atmosphere stayed constant from now on, sea levels would continue to rise for hundreds, even thousands, of years .
This is due to delayed warming – sea water needs much more energy and time to warm up than land or the atmosphere  -take a look at the infographic we posted!
This long-term sea level rise will have significant negative impacts  for coastal communities and habitats .
 https://www.ipcc.ch/sr15/chapter/spm/ (B.2.2)
 https://report.ipcc.ch/srocc/pdf/SROCC_SPM_Approved.pdf (B3 with Table SPM.1)
 https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2018/02/WG1AR5_Chapter03_FINAL.pdf (FAQ 3.1 – Is the Ocean Warming? Paragraphs 8 & 9)
 https://www.uu.nl/sites/default/files/lenton_2011.pdf (Risk Assessment page 207 paragraph 2)
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