Sea level rise: It's worse than we thought

Jul 2, 2009 Full story: New Scientist 3,326

FOR a few minutes David Holland forgets about his work and screams like a kid on a roller coaster.

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litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#2799 Apr 22, 2013
[QUOTE who="lyin' brian"]...... create a false sense of rarity......[/QUOTE]

We should limit oil well depths to 1000 feet, since 'lyin' brian' tells us of the great quantities of oil that flow over our feet. We're wasting money drilling deeper. Just use a child's Erector set to get the oil. Our ever newest technologies must be finding oil near the surface, like coal deposits are near the surface.

Never mind the following, since it can't be true:
The average oil well depth in the 1960's was less than 2500 feet. Presently, the average oil well depth is close to 8000 feet.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#2800 Apr 22, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
It's still true that half a trillion $$$$ they spent last year alone in fossil-fuels search.....
Can't be true.

'lyin' brian' says the oil is flowing over our shoes. Oil will always be available at the gas station.'lyin' brian' says so. Oil wells are getting shallower all the time.'lyin' brian' says so.'lyin' brian' must be believed.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2801 Apr 22, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Can't be true.
'lyin' brian' says the oil is flowing over our shoes. Oil will always be available at the gas station.'lyin' brian' says so. Oil wells are getting shallower all the time.'lyin' brian' says so.'lyin' brian' must be believed.
You are right. It is actually .67 tn $$$, i.e. MORE. I checked the figure that was in UK money.

b_gone is still paid to lie here. The 'dirt' is gone like tina, ff, moth, gordy, kalie, etc. except for their judging still in icons.
SpaceBlues

Pasadena, TX

#2803 May 6, 2013
Where's tina ?

Using 1992 as a starting point, John Boon projects that the sea level at Norfolk could rise about 2 feet by 2050.

That follows thousands of years in which the sea level went up only about a foot a century.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#2805 May 7, 2013
You can create a trend of any slope if you pick the right start and end dates. Don't panic, learn to swim.
SpaceBlues

Pasadena, TX

#2806 May 7, 2013
b_gone is a goner; when will it end!

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#2807 May 7, 2013
SpaceBlues won't engage the issue, a slope is defined by the start and end points. Instead, he prefers ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, insults and defamation.

If you believe in science, cite the most compelling experiment you've found for climate change mitigation.
SpaceBlues

Pasadena, TX

#2808 May 8, 2013
b_gone is broke .. it has reached an end point.

It does not know what any poster prefer. It prefers itself ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, and defamation. Now it is broke.
SpaceBlues

Pasadena, TX

#2809 May 8, 2013
b_gone is broke ..

It does not know what any poster prefers.

b_gone is broke .. it has reached an end point.
SpaceBlues

Pasadena, TX

#2810 May 8, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
You can create a trend of any slope if you pick the right start and end dates..
What's your point?

http://vimeo.com/groups/189916/videos/6551234...
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2812 Jul 4, 2013
Locally, changes in coastal ocean temperatures can be much more extreme than global averages imply.

In the North Pacific and North Atlantic, there has been warming trend. In some areas, changes in temperature of +/-2.5 degrees Celsius, which is 3 times higher than the global average, were detected. Climate change is happening everywhere – just not necessarily at the same rate, or even in the same direction. For example, if you live on Cape Cod, your conditions are warming three times faster than global averages imply, while in Santiago, Chile, coastal waters have been getting cooler.

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#2813 Jul 5, 2013
The Global Climate 2001-2010 a Decade of Climate Extremes Summary Report

"Climate change refers to long-term changes in the average state of the climate and can also be due to natural factors. The rapid changes that have occurred since the middle of the past century, however, have been caused largely by humanity’s emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Other human activities also affect the climate system, including emissions of pollutants and other aerosols, and changes to the land surface, such as urbanization and deforestation."
WMO-No. 1119
http://library.wmo.int/pmb_ged/wmo_1119_en.pd...

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#2814 Jul 5, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What's your point?[URL deleted]
You can create a trend line with any slope if you pick the right start and end points. Trends can't tell us about future change, only about past change.

BTW, the oceans aren't acidic, they are alkaline.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2815 Jul 6, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>You can create a trend line with any slope if you pick the right start and end points. Trends can't tell us about future change, only about past change.
BTW, the oceans aren't acidic, they are alkaline.
You don't know what you are copying from science.

By the way, you are ignorant.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2816 Jul 6, 2013
As ocean waters absorb CO2 they become more acidic. This does not mean the oceans will become acid. Ocean life can be sensitive to slight changes in pH levels, and any drop in pH is an increase in acidity, even in an alkaline environment.

The acidity of global surface waters has increased by 30% in just the last 200 years. This rate of acidification is projected through the end of the century to accelerate even further

http://www.skepticalscience.com/ocean-acidifi...
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2817 Jul 6, 2013
The current rate of change is much more rapid than during any event over the last 65 million years. These changes in ocean chemistry are irreversible for many thousands of years, and the biological consequences could last much longer."
- The InterAcademy Panel, June 1, 2009
gcaveman1

Louin, MS

#2818 Jul 6, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
SpaceBlues won't engage the issue, a slope is defined by the start and end points. Instead, he prefers ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, insults and defamation.
If you believe in science, cite the most compelling experiment you've found for climate change mitigation.
You already said that mitigation works.

You said we're mitigating the hell out of the next ice age with our warming pollution.

Getting paid to lie is a suck-ass job. How do you do it? Do you look in the mirror every morning and say, "I'm a paid liar, dishonest and unpatriotic, and I'm proud of it"?
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2819 Jul 6, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
SpaceBlues won't engage the issue, a slope is defined by the start and end points. Instead, he prefers ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, insults and defamation.
If you believe in science, cite the most compelling experiment you've found for climate change mitigation.
LIAR. You posted as always ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, insults, and defamation.

You are paid to lie here by the fossil fuels guys. Your posts are always incorrect in science.

It is not true that "Instead, he prefers ad hominem fallacies, irrationality, insults[sic] and defamation." You are the one who is known to prefer that and has done that. Just ask poster "litesong." How dare you lie about me!

I know science to be able to know that you don't know science.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2820 Jul 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>to b_gone:
You already said that mitigation works.
You said we're mitigating the hell out of the next ice age with our warming pollution.
Getting paid to lie is a suck-ass job. How do you do it? Do you look in the mirror every morning and say, "I'm a paid liar, dishonest and unpatriotic, and I'm proud of it"?
b_gone is desperate.

Yours is a great post btw.
gcaveman1

Louin, MS

#2821 Jul 6, 2013
South Florida is in trouble...NOW. Global warming's sea level rise is about to cost Floridians millions of dollars and may only be a temporary solution.

This is from October of 2012, but still relevant.

http://www.google.com/url...

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