Next Time the New York Times or The History Channel Tries to Scare You About Sea Level Rise…

Yes, this could happen: In 26,000 years!!!

…send them this article. All of this sudden concern is intended to influence the global warming conference in Cancun this week.

And, if you would like a technical explanation of all of this, go here.

Finally, here is a graph of the long term trend in sea level rise (Battery Park, NYC) from NOAA:

You’ll note that there is nothing ominous in the recent measured rise in sea level, it has been more or less the same for 150 years. It would take 26,000 years for sea level to reach the level depicted in The History Channel’s photoshopped image at the top of this posting. Calculations and more info at:  Watts Up With That

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