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What a flooded Japanese airport tells us about rising sea levels

Image: Kyodo/via REUTERS

Kate Whiting

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 Kansai International Airport was flooded when Typhoon Jebi crashed ashore.
Image: Kyodo/via REUTERS
 Global sea level has risen by 20 cm since the late 19th century.
Image: Shum and Kuo (2011)/Royal Society
 New York’s LaGuardia Airport after Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Image: REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

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