This catastrophic flooding event isn't a one-off occurrence. As our climate continues to change, the frequency and magnitude of these events will increase, destroying property and taking lives. It's time to demand emergency climate action.
It's easy to dismiss any extreme weather event as a consequence of climate change, but in reality, they're usually influenced by a myriad of factors that have nothing to do with a changing climate. More research is needed before we can establish any direct causal link between the two.
There is a 50% chance that sea levels will rise by at least 577 millimeters by 2100, according to the Metaculus prediction community.