Ocean warming is accelerating and will continue to do so, with devastating consequences to coastal communities and fishing industries worldwide to a tune of tens of billions of dollars annually through 2100, projections from a new report show.

Hotter oceans mean sea levels could rise by 1 foot on average on top of a rise in ocean waters due to global ice melt, if the global community follows a business-as-usual scenario, according to a paper to be published Jan....