France under water. Faced with the environmental emergency, experts from the IPCC, a climate research group, are sounding the alarm.

Quoted by Le Figaro, paleoclimatologist Valérie Masson Delmotte articulates: “There is an acceleration in the rise of the seas, an intensification of heat waves… We can now say that these upheavals are linked to climate change accelerated by human activities and the ‘greenhouse gas emissions’.

Before adding: “We are in a crucial period, because the extent of tomorrow’s changes will depend on the choices and actions of today”.

As a result, some coastal towns could find themselves submerged due to rising waters in the coming years.

In our slideshow below, discover the ranking of the 10 French cities with more than 25,000 inhabitants that are most threatened by rising sea levels by 2100. The information provided is based on figures from Figaro which are is based on IPCC data.

The “threatened share of the territory” corresponds to the surface of the municipality which could be below sea level and ten-year floods by the end of the century.