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Studies back fears sea levels are rising rapidly

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posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 01:20 PM
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Studies back fears sea levels are rising rapidly

THE world's worst fears about global warming and rapid sea-level rise will be realised or exceeded, according to two new reports.

Australian climate change research published yesterday found the average level of the oceans had risen 19.5cm since 1870 and the rate was increasing.

The study provides the first evidence of a 20th-century acceleration in sea-level rise and supports predictions the world's oceans will rise 31cm above 1990 levels by 2100.

A separate report released in Britain paints an ever more alarming picture, suggesting ice sheets may be melting, raising the prospect of sea levels rising by 5m over several centuries.



The news just keeps getting better, huh?




posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 04:28 PM
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What kind of impact would 31cm have around the globe? Again what with 5m? Anyone have a chart? Should I not build my house in California? =(



posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 11:11 PM
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Great!

Invest in Nebraska condos. They will soon be beachfront and worth a fortune.



 
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