The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded that the global mean sea level has risen at an average rate of 1 millimeter to 2 millimeters per year during the 20th century through thermal expansion of seawater and widespread loss of land ice. "Next Century Forecasted Sea Level Rise: What Does It Mean for Houston?" brings together climate science and environmental experts to discuss these issues and the implications for Houston.

This event is sponsored by the Energy Forum of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy in conjunction with Rice University's Center for the Study of Environment and Society and the Shell Center for Sustainability.


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