Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise Researchers report that warming from short-lived compounds — greenhouse gas...

Short-lived greenhouse gases cause centuries of sea-level rise Researchers report that warming from short-lived compounds — greenhouse gases such as methane and chlorofluorocarbons, that linger in the atmosphere for just a year to a few decades — can cause sea levels to rise for hundreds of years after the pollutants have been cleared from the atmosphere. http://news.mit.edu/2017/short-lived-greenhouse-gases-cause-centuries-sea-level-rise-0109