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Four degrees of global warming could submerge 760 million people's homes

Updated 2123 GMT (0523 HKT) November 30, 2015
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An artist's impression of how the Chinese city of Shanghai could look if temperatures rise by just two degrees Celsius. The following images show were provided by Climate Central as part of report released November 8, 2015. Climate Change
Shanghai, if temperatures were to rise by four degrees. Climate Change
Durban, at two degrees warmer, according to Climate Central. Climate Central
And here's Durban, if temperatures were to rise by four degrees. Climate Central
Here's how New York City might look if temperatures rise by two degrees Celsius. Climate Central
Wall Street could go underwater, if temperatures rise as much as four degrees, according to Climate Central. Climate Central
London, at two degrees warmer. Climate Central
And here's how the Houses of Parliament could look if temperatures rise by four degrees Celsius. Climate Central
Parts of Mumbai could flood if temperatures rise by two degrees, according to the report. Climate Central
Much more would be submerged in Mumbai, if temperatures rose by four degrees. Climate Central
Here's Sydney with a rise of two degrees, according to Climate Central. Climate Central
At four degrees, water would start to lap at the stairs of the Opera House, the report says. Climate Central
Here's Rio de Janeiro at two degrees warmer. Climate Central
And Rio again, if temperatures were to rise by four degrees. Climate Central