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Old 02-22-2012, 02:27 PM
 
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Is sea level rise dead?
Is sea level rise dead? | Washington Daily News
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:31 AM
 
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Do I detect a note of possible bias in that article?

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Old 02-24-2012, 04:15 PM
 
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The state's sea level retreat
BY ORRIN H. PILKEY
Related ImagesDURHAM -- The plight of citizens in the tiny town of Pamlico, flooded by Hurricane Irene last August, has been in the news. Pamlico is one of dozens of small communities along the shorelines of Pamlico and Albermarle sounds. All are endangered by future storm surges, a risk that grows with rising sea level.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, North Carolina is at particular risk from flooding related to sea level rise, especially the Pamlico and Albermarle sounds region. Land slopes there are extremely gentle, often of the order of 1:10,000. This means that a 1 foot rise in sea level can flood inland on the mainland for 10,000 feet.

Because of this extraordinary flood risk,
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:43 PM
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Not the first time science has been seconded to the almighty dollar. Unfortunately, it won't be the last.
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Old 02-25-2012, 03:17 AM
 
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Not the first time science has been seconded to the almighty dollar. Unfortunately, it won't be the last
And vice versa. Global warming comes to mind."Science" created to push/alter industry, countries the entire planet down a primrose path.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:36 AM
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:33 PM
 
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I've got a chart too. In fact-I have many more if you don't like this one.
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:35 PM
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That one is fine, why would one not like it?
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:59 AM
 
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I love it. Look how radical the temps were over the very brief time period of 11,000 years. I bet we'd see the same pattern over 110,000 years.
Climate change happens with or without man.
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:46 AM
 
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COMMENTARY: Sea level reports need clarifying
Sea level reports need clarifying | crc, reports, level - COMMENTARY - Local News, Weather and Breaking Stories in North Carolina - Sun Journal - newbernsj.com

N.C. 12: Uncertain Future in Era of Rising Seas
North Carolina Coastal Federation

PRESS RELEASE San Diego Bay Leaders Embrace Innovative Sea Level Rise Strategy
One of the nation’s first regional approaches to sea level rise adaptation released, offers vision for keeping the San Diego Bay region safe and prosperous in face of increased flooding and other risks
San Diego Bay Leaders Embrace Innovative Sea Level Rise Strategy — ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA
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