kurt_w wrote:That's about sea ice declining, not sea level rising. Melting sea ice doesn't have (much) direct impact on sea level, because the ice is already floating.
Not saying that sea level isn't rising, but just pointing out that your link is mis-labeled.
In fact, not just rising, but Sea level rising faster than UN Projections
Which is obviously not good news for the places trying to recover from Sandy.
"The experts added that the faster sea level rise is unlikely to be caused by a temporary ice discharge from Greenland or Antarctica ice sheets because it correlates very well with the increase in global temperature.
The sea ice declining is also a problem, but for different reasons - positive feedback enhancing global warming.
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