Tag Archives: sea level rise

A new round of climate tipping points?

Climate negotiations are getting closer, so it is time to get another rash of tipping points if we don’t act right now to save the planet.  How about a sea level rise tipping point? Continue reading

Atolls don’t disappear–they may grow or shift

Studies of what have been described as threatened atolls and islands, show that there are confounders.

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Melting Antarctica, again?

Reports of the “final” disintegration of the Larsen B ice shelf seem to be kicking up the Antarctic melt stories.  Continue reading

And the seas have been rising for millennia

But the news seems to have just come to North Carolina Public Radio, if you look at the headline. Continue reading

Not what I do, but what I say

President Obam’s sea level rise pronouncements and actions seem to be really at odds.  Continue reading

All I need to know is in he Washington Post

Remember the Antarctic melt that was going to drown us?  Well, it now turns out that the Antarctic ice is increasing.  But that’s not good, well because the Arctic is melting.  Continue reading

The next wave of Antarctic glacier melt skeers

A new paper says discovers possible ocean currents below the Totten Glacier, so the melt rate is worse than the though.  Oh, and the US will get more sea level rise than Europe.  Continue reading