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Report: Seas may rise 2.3 metres per degree of global warming

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A file picture taken by NASA's Aqua satellite on September 3, 2010 shows the Arctic sea ice. Extreme temperatures and violent weather afflicted the planet this year, with heatwaves, droughts, floods and devastating storms as well as unprecedented ice melt.
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BERLIN, July 15 (Reuters) - Sea levels could rise by 2.3 metres for each degree Celsius that global temperatures increase and they will remain high for centuries to come, according to a new study by the leading climate research institute, released on Monday. 

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