Tag Archives: Current sea level rise

Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years


Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could result from global warming. But how frightening of times are we facing? Researchers … Continue reading

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Rick Perry officials spark revolt after doctoring environment report


Scientists ask for names to be removed after mentions of climate change and sea-level rise taken out by Texas officials Officials in Rick Perry‘s home state of Texas have set off a scientists‘ revolt after purging mentions of climate change … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Earth’s sea-level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008


Key Points The sea level budget is closed from 1972 Oceans are continuing to warm and sea level to rise Aerosol loading has increased since 2000 Citation: Church, J. A., N. J. White, L. F. Konikow, C. M. Domingues, J. … Continue reading

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Sea Level – Bump in the road


NASA reports that the recent decline in sea level is the direct consequence of a shift from El Niño and La Niña in the Pacific. Like mercury in a thermometer, ocean waters expand as they warm. This, along with melting … Continue reading

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New melt record for Greenland ice sheet


2011-01-21 City College of New York CCNY’s Marco Tedesco says ‘exceptional’ season stretched up to 50 days longer than average New research shows that 2010 set new records for the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, expected to be a … Continue reading

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The end for small glaciers


2011-01-09 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2011.3 IPCC estimates of sea level rise corroborated, but large ice sheets might endure. Richard A. Lovett In the most comprehensive study of mountain glaciers and small ice caps to date, a team of US and … Continue reading

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