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Future Sea Level Rise: Top 10 Countries In Danger

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These are the top 10 countries threatened by the 6 meter sea level rise we are almost guaranteed to see in the not-too-distant future, according to the projected pace of global warming and ice melt in Greenland and Antarctica. Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Sources: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6244/aaa4019 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/nations-megacities-face-20-feet-of-sea-level-rise-19217 http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/ Like our page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Music: -- AudioBlocks.com -- "Space Fighter Loop" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Brianne Cheryl (4 days ago)
what about the Philippines?
northman585 (6 days ago)
30M cubic KM of ice in the world, area of world's ocean is 510M sq KM; therefore 510 divided by 30 = 17; therefore 1000metres divided by 17 = 58.8 metres maximum sea level rise possible.
Kadir Rencber Year 9 (7 days ago)
How about Turkey 🇹🇷?
Skippy (8 days ago)
When your country isnt in the list *god thank you*
JonahVenters (11 days ago)
people: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa water aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa me: builds a wall
it scares me being frm tiny islands frm the Pacific..... where will my people go?
Leon Stha (20 days ago)
Shouldnt maldives be in the list?? It is whole island with only 6 m high from sea level.
Modest 6 meter rise. ok
Mariam Hussein (1 month ago)
Thanks lord their is no country in Africa found on a list ❤️❤️❤️
Riot Ryan (1 month ago)
What about philippines? Im kinda worried
impatient potato (1 month ago)
80metres?
Haisem Mohamedhassen (1 month ago)
What are the two reasons for hope
bridge boi (2 months ago)
Phils has nothing to do
Jan Harold Dimaano (2 months ago)
Where is the Kiribati and Philippines
random guy (2 months ago)
10 Netherlands 9 Brazil 8 Egypt 7Usa 6 Japan 5 Bangladesh 4 Indonesia 3 India 2 Vitenam 1 China
?? (2 months ago)
Even scientists know the future
John Hud007 (2 months ago)
Most experts are predicting a 1 meter rise at most by 2100
Naly Abdulla (2 months ago)
Kiribati's highest point isn't even 2m, so 1m is still a lot!
Εժωιո Տօեօ (3 months ago)
T-Series is also in Danger. (Probably)
David V (3 months ago)
We will all stop sea levels rising, pollution, global warming, climate change and ice melting and reverse them forever.
Shomam (3 months ago)
Is Karachi, Pakistan in trouble too?
javodone (3 months ago)
Doesn't look so bad. But it's all nonsense anyway.
Maria Martinez (3 months ago)
Your wrong the Earth will freeze over we will not burn because God has already flooded and burned the Earth now what time is you freeze death
Bam Carter (3 months ago)
Well last country is philipines why why lord don’t change the flag
Klimaat Konijn (3 months ago)
That means 10.540.000 Dutch people are under threat, me included.
lingerie rendabunga (3 months ago)
What about Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Philipine?
COOL MAHIR GAMING (4 months ago)
OH MY Gosh I live in BANGLADESH am I gonna die or what 😫
Ankur Kumar (3 months ago)
😂😂😂
Pat Twidale (4 months ago)
There is no climate change. Farmers and gardeners still plant and harvest their crops the exact same time now as they did 150 years ago. The leaves on the trees still grow and freeze again the same as they ever did. The ducks and geese still migrate North and South the exact same as they ever did. Utility companies still dig in underground lines on the same schedule and the same depth as they ever did. Road builders still start in the spring and quit in the fall the exact same time as they ever did. Climate change is a way scam to get your money.
Jethro62105 (4 months ago)
Im very very shocked when my country the Philippines is not on the list even if we are an archipelago country, also what about the countries of the Pacific?
Yanti Puspasari (5 months ago)
And my old city is kribilat paradise island
Han Juby Xie (5 months ago)
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Bong Aquarist (5 months ago)
does anybody notice that 6 of them are Asian countries..
Chile San Juan (5 months ago)
I Will Be Safe In Santiago De Chile Right?
D. E. (5 months ago)
So change is bad? Life must be a real disappointment for you. Did you know that CO2 in earth's atmosphere has been hundreds of times the level it is today? And did you know that earth has been through ice ages when CO2 was hundreds of times the levels it is today? How could that happen if CO2 heats the earth? It couldn't happen if CO2 heated the earth. But it does happen because CO2 doesn't heat the earth. Why don't you research the data yourself instead of listening to and believing every jerkoff you see on tv and stop peddling fear porn?
Bob Bender (5 months ago)
Yeah let's build a dam or a Donald trump let's build a wall
Thiện Nhân Phan (6 months ago)
The "South China Sea" you mentioned was actually called "the Far East".
Akash Mahto (6 months ago)
Where is Maldives
A. Wellknownmyth (6 months ago)
Relax folks, the sea is not rising, this clip is bulldust, just fearmongering.
A. Wellknownmyth (5 months ago)
+Raheel Abeed Alam no rise has been recorded.
Raheel Abeed Alam (5 months ago)
Proof of the sea not rising?
Subhan Zulfiqar (6 months ago)
Where is Maldives 🙄?
Ec09 (6 months ago)
This sh*t is happening and all Trump cares about is his damn wall fetish.
JackRabbit (6 months ago)
Do you not know this has happened many times before.... It's not global warming that we create, its natural. It always happens. But the Carbon Dioxide does not help.
Craig Dillon (7 months ago)
Good video. However, it was odd that in the US, New York was chosen, even though it will not be the most affected. Southern Florida, Louisiana, and the entire Gulf Coast will be much more affected. More land, and more people will be underwater.
Karla Heavens (7 months ago)
NO MY COUNTRY INDONESIA IS SINKING
Ruth T (5 months ago)
u guys will save india thanks, we in west get out food from there.
One Racist sponge boii (7 months ago)
Kolkata?
Ankur Kumar (3 months ago)
Yes
Tom Thumb (7 months ago)
I am in favor of global warming! It is as natural as evolution. The Earths climate has been changing since the first day the Earth came into existence. I don't care about humans having to move further inland. If global warming causes the extinction of humans I think this is great too. 99% of all species have gone extinct and I really don't care if humans go extinct. The Earth will recover in a mere few thousands years after humans are gone.
Rayyan Raza (7 months ago)
Wow that’s alarming 😧 good luck everyone....well my country is safe 😊
Illi Boo (8 months ago)
Build a wall in the sea to stop it like for manila and others
Ruth T (5 months ago)
its better to take this water and send it to mars
Chan 300076 (8 months ago)
what software are you using..??
Mike McDaniels (8 months ago)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr65GM648OI
jukebox symposium (8 months ago)
Keep in mind that equatorial waters are deeper than the rest of the ocean.. from centrifugal force so equatorial coastal cities will be the hardest impacted. 6 meter rise is a global average as well, which could mean that while in the Netherlands it rises by 6 meters, in equatorial waters it could rise dozen(s) of meters...
jukebox symposium (8 months ago)
WHY DO WE PAY FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY WITH TAXPAYER MONEY?? WHY DO WE REWARD STUPIDITY WITH TAXPAYER MONEY?? WHY DO WE PAY FOR HOUSES BUILT IN ANCIENT WILDFIRE ZONES THAT BURNED DOWN WITH TAXPAYER MONEY??
anthony toscano (8 months ago)
Sea level rise, contaminating land with salt water, reduces crop yields and living space. I'll give you to 2030 and all hell will breaking loose, But the 1% will still be in power as growth will be a thing of the past and extinction of man will be well on it's way. The animal with a brain screws everything up for greed.
Yen Tao (8 months ago)
Now you know why China built so many ghost cities.
I_EatBricks FAN (8 months ago)
Yaa not me I live in canada
Dave (9 months ago)
The narrator doesn't understand the systemic approach that's been taken to virtually eliminate the threat of flooding in The Netherlands. Sea levels would have to rise by significantly (ten-fold) more than even the most pessimistic projections before it would form a seasonal problem. The problem of rising sea levels isn't so much the fact that sea water would spill over, as dunes and sea-dams are way too high for that to be a realistic scenario. The problem of rising sea levels arises from the additional stress on inland waterways. Contrary to the levies breaking in New Orleans however, where defences were built directly on the water line, instantly causing the water to move at ever increasing speeds, resulting in inevitable breaks at weak points at funnels such as bends, Dutch dikes are subtle inclines that allow for much greater volumes of water to be displaced at reasonable speeds. And even when these huge waterways fail to adequately counter large influxes through extensive rainfall, the entire country is designed to accommodate floodings. You'll find that the land behind dikes will generally be lower than the riverbase, after which there'll be a series of other dikes, encapsulating closed systems called polders so as to localise floodings in areas that would suffer virtually no economic cost, let alone threaten the loss of life. During periods of extreme flooding they'll actually purposely break the dikes in strategic places so as alleviate pressure and steer water away from critical areas. Think of it like dressing in layers in winter, or better yet, the way the space shuttle is insulated, or a lizard being able to regenerate its tale as a defence mechanism; instead of taking on the threat head on, you exploit its weaknesses. The weakness of water being that, as its danger is a result of pressure building up in finite cubed dimensions, an expansion its horizontal axis disapates its threat. That's why the tsunami in Japan was so catastrophic; the water had nowhere to go but up, gradually building up pressure till some link in the chain gave. This is where NL's flatness actually turns into a blessing in disguise, as as long as you divert water away from critical areas, it has loads of room to settle. In all honesty, I think that a very large number of cities around the world like New York and Hong Kong would suffer way more from rising sea levels.
Darnyl Cooper (9 months ago)
would you rather jump off the roof before this happens or drown when this happened tbh when i get the warning ill jump before it happenss i think plus will bahamas be underwater soon?
Sebastian Pena (9 months ago)
I'm scared
Quân Lâm (9 months ago)
Oh no Hochiminh City
Ken Van de Burgt (9 months ago)
Sea level has been rising at a rate of 1 - 2 mm per year for 8000 years. See any tide gauge data located where there is not also subsidence or other tectonic effects. The temperatures at Antarctic and Greenland today are -40C and -10C. Ice doesn't melt at these temperatures. Sea levels are not going to rise 6 meters anytime soon. 2mm per year means 20 cm per century. This article is climate alarmism based on junk science and should be censored.
Glenn Howden (4 months ago)
Ken ----- Doom sells. Catastrophic predictions get clicks. Dystopia futures are popular movie themes. The Arctic was mostly ice free before this video was posted according to our pal Al. I don't have the cash to go check. I'll just have to take his word for it. I don't think this video should be censored just made fun of..
Frustrated Artist (9 months ago)
I can't say PH would be safe. Ha ha ha
mun mun (10 months ago)
no my Việt Nam
Someone in the World (10 months ago)
So hmm in my opinion Netherlands will live in the sea with houseboats
The Swizzler (10 months ago)
China is disgusting
XxprogamerxX XD (10 months ago)
Kazakhstan also in danger but some cities
Ruth T (5 months ago)
huh not unless russia or china or india bomb u with giant water balloon.
Ernest Imken (11 months ago)
Sea level rise is a hoax. Observing barometric pressure is largely ignored today. This goes back 150 years and the average reading is still the same: 29 to 31 inches of mercury. Also ignored is the 30% melt of the Arctic icecap in 2004. Average barometric pressure was the same that year. Where did all that water go? Into the clouds.
Broken Screen (11 months ago)
Will the uk be ok?
Marphey (11 months ago)
Living in landlocked country doesn't seems so bad all of sudden.
Camille Lake (11 months ago)
Looking at this video again, years later....we're doomed.
The count down master 321 (11 months ago)
Ireland safe again yes
Wendell Sims (11 months ago)
Maybe some of them RAT'S in New York City will drowned if the ocean comes up
Wendell Sims (11 months ago)
WELL WE'LL WELL Let's build a high-rise on the ocean front property.... we won't worry about hurricanes or storms or levels of the ocean let's build it on the Sandy Beach
fikadu funte (11 months ago)
I see your video it is veer good but give Ade explain abut effect on agercalcheral perodacetin
Bruce Ruttan (11 months ago)
Global warming nonsense ruins the analysis. We are coming out of a Glacial period. During the last 150 million years 5/8ths of the time, there was no ice on the polar caps nor were there glaciers. This warming is NORMAL and not the result of man-made CO2, which presently is near an all time low.
DarryEarl Plays (1 year ago)
Just go to the top of the mount everest
1oldmariner (1 year ago)
What about Florida, the Chesapeake Bay, the rest of the Mediterrean (Greek Islands, etc)? very superficial ...
北島梨香 (1 year ago)
I'll stab myself if Japan sunk. Because there will be no Anime left, and I just can't survive without Anime!!!!!
ERIE Berry Marshall (1 year ago)
I have good news that's actually bad news but is still kinda good news. So basically, if the mega volcano in Yellowstone, explodes, the temperatures will fall by like 10 degrees....that said, the world would be in peril if that ever happened, so howabout we just stop wasting our resources and go eco friendly instead of depending on a massive (mega) volcano to do it for us.
Tran Phuoc Khang (1 year ago)
2:40 nooooooooooo Not HO CHI MINH city
OkMrBuddyMan (1 year ago)
Gay
Steven J (1 year ago)
Egypt no 😪
Daniel Ng (1 year ago)
Let it sink because human deserve! Yes keep making babies and cut more trees...
Aussiememe Man (1 year ago)
Your a fool, Australia would be the most effected, I know this as an Aussie that all Australians live next to the water, rest of Australia is inhabited; do not watch these lies
Ruth T (5 months ago)
i like how australians say "water"
The Great Clown (1 year ago)
Vãi.
philip hartless (1 year ago)
get a bowl of water and drop a chunk of ice into it,does the level rise in the bowl?.
Undercover Cactus (1 year ago)
Ranking it based on how many people are displaced is a fine way to do this, but I feel like the title should be a bit different. I mean, countries like the Maldives are clearly more in danger than China, China just has more people that will be displaced as it's the most populous country, so it gets ranked #1 while the Maldives isn't even on the list.
GalzNot Dere (1 year ago)
Um...singapore?
Althea Sarmiento (1 year ago)
Climate change is not the problem .The problem is us!
Ruth T (5 months ago)
USA?
ank ank (1 year ago)
Guyana is one of these countries we are below sea level . ...especially on coastal lines where 80 percent of the populations live. it's scary during high tides.
The Great Clown (1 year ago)
Omg, there is have Viet Nam
Jarkko (1 year ago)
Shouldn't banks stop giving mortgages if this is going to happen.
Jerzy Ciechanowski (1 year ago)
125000, 400000, 3000000 years before present, this shows that global warming is a HOAX. It is cyclic and we have very little influence on it. It will happen one way or another.
Noob ROBLOX (1 year ago)
If that will happen i have luck that i live in South Germany
Pixe- Late (1 year ago)
Bye bye wyoming... I mean, new York.
Zeo Arch (1 year ago)
Thank god my country is blessed my country will NOT be affected
Johann Klein (1 year ago)
How about the Philippines?
Risa Tan (1 year ago)
Malaysia is literrally beside indonesia but no effect?
Ruth T (5 months ago)
seems china is going to be the south china sea
Risa Tan (1 year ago)
Malaysia is literrally beside indonesia but no effect?
Gendo Ikari (1 year ago)
Groudon and Kyogre did all of this.
David Lawand (1 year ago)
OK hold on there WHY do humans have to do such stuff i mean when they first appeared they destroyed everything in front of them then the destroyed an island then the planet...IN THE FUTURE destroy the Moon, destroy Mars, Titan, Endecules(thing) and other stuff WHY??
IkeGee1973 (1 year ago)
GLOBAL WARMING/SEA LEVEL RISE IS A COMMUNIST HOAX AKA CHICKEN LITTLE SCIENCE
Adde (1 year ago)
Meanwhile in Sweden: 16-C Meanwhile in Northamerica: 47-C

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