Thursday, June 7, 2012

Sea Level Shenanigans

A few days ago, the Charlotte Observer reported that lawmakers in North Carolina are considering a bill that requires calculations of sea level rise to be based solely on historical trends.

I was going to do a post on why this is risky business, but Stephen Colbert beat me to the punch.

For more serious discussion of sea level rise, see this article by Stefan Rahmstorf.

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