Cnn, San Francisco and Five Foot discussed on Exploration with Dr. Michio Kaku

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Three to five foot the most hard hit will be the war global transport by ship is still the main means of moving rate amounts of food around cnn projected when i was in antarctica a few months ago that even a one foot rise in sea level will cause shipping terminals and ports and docks dock heights to have to be modified and their projection was a trillion dollars or more by about twenty forty just to spend on the dock now san francisco airport i've landed on the airport over and over and over three to five foot sea level rise in the bay area will remove that airport entirely and so it's just an economic points of view that three to five footsie level is going to cause such an enormous financial burden on pull city okay the big question will cities have to be abandoned if sea levels continue to rise three to five feet and which cities are we talking about well we've done a lot of projections on this and i've been talking to some dutch engineers the the consensus and again this is this is really just consensus of people looking forward is that civilization and the cities now could probably absorb a three foot four foot even at the worst case scenario of five foot.

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