Sea level

Global sea level has been modestly rising since at least the mid-1800s. There has been little if any acceleration in recent decades. Humans were able to effectively adapt to sea-level rise utilizing 19th- and 20th-century technologies, and should be able to even more effectively adapt to sea-level rise utilizing 21st-century technologies.

No, New Jersey Sea Level Is NOT Rising at Double the Global Average

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The New Jersey news website NorthJersey.com told a whopper of a lie yesterday in its fawning coverage of The Climate Delusion. The website is championing state officials requiring schools to incorporate climate change into...

Sinking Land, Not Faster Sea Level Rise, Is Causing Delaware Flooding

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A letter to the editor in the Lewes, Delaware Cape Gazette, “Delaware in jeopardy due to climate change,” asserts human caused climate change is causing increased flooding in Delaware. This is wrong. Data demonstrate...

No, CNN and Gov. Edwards, Climate Change is Not Creating Louisiana Refugees

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A CNN broadcast about coastal losses due to land sublimation and sea level rise claims that climate change is causing a refugee crisis in coastal communities. This claim is misleading. Regardless of anthropogenic climate...

Washington Post Freakout: One Antarctic Glacier Lost Less than 1 Percent of Its Ice

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Sound science dies in darkness. The Washington Post is freaking out over a report that one glacier in Antarctica has lost, during the past 20 years – wait for it – less than 1/20th...

Follow the Science: Seas Rising 20 Times Slower than the Media Claim

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The prominent progressive magazine The Nation published an article today claiming the current trajectory for sea level rise is 20-or-more feet during the next 100 to 200 years. Unfortunately for The Nation, but fortunately...

A ‘Carbon Fee’ Will Not Save Hawaii from Climate Change

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A recent story in the Honolulu Civil Beat claims that climate change in Hawaii, driven by fossil-fuel use, is damaging the islands, a problem that can be solved by imposing a tax on carbon...

New Climate Summary: Islands Not Losing Land or People to Sea Level Rise

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A new study posted at ClimateAtAGlance.com documents that most small islands are growing, not losing land to sea-level rise, and island nations are attracting growing populations rather than shedding climate refugees. The new climate...

The Financial Times and Island Nations Are Wrong – Climate Change Not Causing Stronger...

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Near the top of a Google news search for the phrase “climate change” today one finds a story in the Financial Times reporting island nations blame developed countries’ for causing stronger hurricanes and rapidly...

Wrong, U.N. and Bloomberg, Climate Change Is Not Making Weather or Immigration Worse

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A Bloomberg News story reports U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on developed countries to transfer green technologies to developing countries because rich nations have caused catastrophic climate change, imposing costs on poorer nations....

No, Yahoo News, Sea Level Is Not ‘Guaranteed’ To Rise by Five Feet

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Today Yahoo News published a story by senior editor David Knowles, titled “Sea level is already guaranteed to rise by 5 feet, climate scientist says.” The story and the claims made by the activist/scientist...