2014/05/29

Yup. It's happened before: One metre every 20 years... As I was saying...

http://www.climateoutcome.kiwi.nz/blog/rising-sea-levels-from-melting-ice

'When the planet moved from the last ice age to the present warm period  around fourteen thousand years ago there was a sudden increase in sea levels which amounted to twenty metres over four hundred years or, five metres  a century or, one metre every twenty years.'

And today...

'...six glaciers around Pine Island [Antarctica] ... the grounding line ... has been retreating towards the land at up to thirty five kilometres  (twenty two miles) a year. '

What price coastal properties now then?




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