Coping Happily With Sea Level Rise

Nov 4, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: ABC News

And it could do so, they add, without the problems of Venice, which is built on soft, subsiding soil.

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1 - 16 of 16 Comments Last updated Dec 30, 2012
LessHypeMoreFact

Toronto, Canada

#1 Nov 4, 2012
Yup. With enough money, New York can survive global warming and sea level rise.

But can this be extended to ALL the vulnerable cities. Not likely..
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#2 Nov 4, 2012
Yeah, yeah, yeah...... the people that will make lots of money planning for, & building for AGW will cope happily. Also, people coping happily include those who will be rich & able to leave cities when the planners' & builders' ideas don't work 100% of the time.

Lots of people won't be able to leave. Case in point: blue collars of Breezy Point say they will rebuild again at the same place. They got nowhere else to go.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#3 Dec 14, 2012
Bump from a non-mugwump:

Yeah, yeah, yeah...... the people that will make lots of money planning for, & building for AGW will cope happily. Also, people coping happily include those who will be rich & able to leave cities when the planners' & builders' ideas don't work 100% of the time.
Lots of people won't be able to leave. Case in point: blue collars of Breezy Point say they will rebuild again at the same place. They got nowhere else to go.
PHD

Overton, TX

#4 Dec 15, 2012
More sea front property.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#5 Dec 15, 2012
PHD wrote:
More sea front property.
Not necessarily. Some islands etc will go under.

For example, if FL goes under, don't you get less sea shores? Yes, you do.
PHD

Overton, TX

#6 Dec 15, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Not necessarily. Some islands etc will go under.
For example, if FL goes under, don't you get less sea shores? Yes, you do.
AHH the golden word is if. So without if yes we would have more sea front property.Anyway they would redistrict to make more sea front property.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#7 Dec 30, 2012
PHD wrote:
<quoted text>AHH the golden word is if. So without if yes we would have more sea front property.Anyway they would redistrict to make more sea front property.
NO.

A reminder for you:

http://www.topix.com/forum/news/global-warmin...
PHD

Overton, TX

#8 Dec 30, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>NO.
A reminder for you:
http://www.topix.com/forum/news/global-warmin...
So you can't explain.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#9 Dec 30, 2012
PHD wrote:
<quoted text>So you can't explain.
What are their first names?
PHD

Overton, TX

#10 Dec 30, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>What are their first names?
First names, explain.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#11 Dec 30, 2012
PHD wrote:
<quoted text>First names, explain.
WOW a dummy in this forum. How unusual!
PHD

Overton, TX

#12 Dec 30, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>WOW a dummy in this forum. How unusual!
No need to poke at yourself. So you can't explain.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#13 Dec 30, 2012
PHD wrote:
<quoted text>No need to poke at yourself. So you can't explain.
LOL.

No potluck?
PHD

Overton, TX

#14 Dec 30, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>LOL.
No potluck?
So you can't explain.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#15 Dec 30, 2012
PHD wrote:
<quoted text> So you can't explain.
Go away, ph'd.
PHD

Overton, TX

#16 Dec 30, 2012
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Go away, ph'd.
To date this is a free AMERICA. Why are you trying to change it? So you can't explain.

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