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  • Andy Barnhart Apr 1, 2015
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    I would say they summarize all the data to try to determine trends. The levels are up and climbing; some really low lying areas like Tuvalu in the Pacific are already looking at large scale evacuations. We don't live in areas with such a small margin of safety here, but advance planning appears to be warranted.

  • Jeff DeWitt Apr 1, 2015
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    No, the IPCC doesn't produce data, it cherry picks to get the answers it wants, it's a political organization, not a scientific one.

  • Jeff DeWitt Apr 1, 2015
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    The really high sea levels in the distant past aren't really relevant as the continents themselves have moved up and down... I've been on top of the mountain that has Carlsbad Caverns inside and that mountain is really a fossilized reef, but as the North American plate rose the sea drained away.

  • Phil Larson Apr 1, 2015
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    Watch this.

  • Tim Wallace Apr 1, 2015
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    10" over 30 years? Somehow I think we will adapt and survive.

  • Buford Justice Apr 1, 2015
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    Yes, yes... we humans are "wretched", aren't we? It's all our fault!

    Well, it's our fault except for the volcanic activity under the western Antarctic ice sheets that is melting huge ice sheets and will cause a sea level rise of between 3 and 7 feet. EXCEPT FOR THAT... yep, it's us monsterous humans. We really ought to just off ourselves to save Mother Gaia.

    http://www.techtimes.com/articles/8278/20140610/underwater-volcanoes-climate-change-reason-melting-west-antarctic-ice.htm

  • Phil Larson Apr 1, 2015
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    I once was blind but now I see, the earth is warming and so is the sea, God save us from wretched we.

  • John McCray Apr 1, 2015
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    Historical models are inadequate as our climate is entering a set of conditions that haven't existed since we began collecting data. And if you want to try and extrapolate information based on Geologic data, then the highest sea-level transgression extended to somewhere around present day Wilson. Sooo, it is a lot more difficult to regress models to match climate conditions of past geologic epochs.

  • Doug Hanthorn Apr 1, 2015
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    Actually, the IPCC doesn't produce data, it merely coordinates research. And in general, the IPCC has been criticized for being too conservative in its projections. I see nothing that would indicate that the IPCC has been discredited.

  • Jeff DeWitt Apr 1, 2015
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    IF there is any real good in this report it is in the fist model, which is based on historical data. The other two scenarios are worthless being based on data from the IPCC, a discredited political organization.

  • Teresa Engel Apr 1, 2015
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    They should probably just go ahead and be like Florida and make it a crime to use the words "climate change". The only saving grace to science denyers is if they stick their heads in the sand and keep them there long enough, they will drown from the non-existant rise in sea levels.

  • Mannin Black Apr 1, 2015
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    I thought scientific reports like this are illegal.

  • Teresa Engel Apr 1, 2015
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    It doesn't matter what this report says. Our science-denying GA and governor will just ignore the data anyway. The GA has already stated that they didn't believe the sea levels will rise, in response to the last report, when our esteemed Thom Tillis was SoH.

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