Buildings are seen near the ocean as reports indicate that Miami-Dade County in the future could be one of the most susceptible places when it comes to rising water levels due to global warming. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating and Could Be Twice As Much in 2100 as Projected

Using satellite data, researchers say sea levels could rise by half an inch a year by the end of the century, which is double current projections.