[ExI] Sea level rise (was: Curves on a graph (was Re:RichardLindzen on climatehysteria))
alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 18:38:23 UTC 2009
On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Alfio Puglisi<alfio.puglisi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 6:06 PM, spike<spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>> Alfio, I have a hard time getting excited over 300 mm/century. We can move
>> cities faster than that,
> That's. It has accelerated from a third of that 100 years ago, and
I don't know what happened with that sentence at the start :-) It was:
"That's the current rate. it has accelerated...."
> almost nothing before. All models predict that the rate will stay at
> least constant, or that it will accelerate further.
> I share your view that the current rate is not so bad. Apart from a
> few unfortunate islands, damage can be contained. If the pessimist
> projections come true it's another story.
>> especially given the increased economic opportunites afforded by the planet recovering to more temperate climates.
> I find more realistic that, even if the planet was moving towards a
> better climate, the transition period would see some difficulties.
> Maybe after another steady state is reached.
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