Sea Level Rise Acceleration – An Alternative Hypothesis – Part 2

There is a strong probability that the “accelerations” predicted by Nerem et al in their 2018 Paper (1) are due to the method of calculation and not inherent in the…

Claim: For Wetland Plants, Sea-level Rise Stamps Out Benefits of Higher CO2

Beneficial effects of rising CO2 for plants disappear under flooding, 33-year field experiment reveals

Claim: Bringing Order to The Chaos of Sea Level Projections

We will see the first half-meter rise before the end of this century, even if we start reducing greenhouse gas emissions on a large scale. For this period, it therefore…

Sea Level Rise Acceleration – An Alternative Hypothesis

Having analysed the NASA Sea Level readings over the last 4 years it has been concluded that the accelerations derived by Nerem et al. are a consequence of the methodology…

Sea Level: Rise and Fall – Slowing Down to Speed Up

We estimate a quadratic model of climate-driven global mean sea level (GMSL) change based on the satellite altimetry record (1993–2020), including a rigorous assessment of the errors in the quadratic…

Washed Away – A Short Film About Sea Level Fall

This is evidence etched in stone that there have been times in the past when sea levels were even higher than they are now. Why? Because the climate has always…

Sinking Cities and Sea Level Rise

“Coastal cities around the globe are sinking by up to several centimeters per year, on average, satellite observations reveal. The one-two punch of subsiding land and rising seas means that…

Sentinel-6: New International Sea Level Satellite

“The unprecedented accuracy of the sea level measurements provided by this mission ensures not only the continuity of a 30-year data record, but allows improving our understanding of climate change…

34 Years of Flawed, Failed & Grossly Misrepresented Global Sea Level Rise Speculation

These inadequacies result in flawed claims of higher rates of global sea level rise during this 2020 to 2050 period asserted in the latest year 2022 GMSL study.

AR6 and Sea Level, Part 3, A Statistically Valid Forecast

Lots of pressure to publish this post early and it is raining this morning here in The Woodlands, so no golf. I checked it over and think it is OK.…

AR6 and Sea Level, Part 2: The complexity of measuring GMSL

By Andy May Thomas Frederikse and colleagues published a study of sea level data, considering both tide gauges and satellite data in 2020 (Frederikse, et al., 2020). This paper is…

AR6 and Sea Level Rise, Part 1

By Andy May This is the first of a three-part series on the IPCC’s discussion of sea level rise in their latest report, AR6 (IPCC, 2021). The report claims that…

Misinformation about Sea Level Rise

There are few environmental issues with more unsupported claims than the effects of global warming on sea-level rise.  

The Uneasy Sea

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [Painting above, “Uneasy Sea” by Gennady Vytor] It is not the sea that sinks and shelves,But ourselvesThat rock and riseWith endless and uneasy motion,Now touching…

NOAA and NASA’s Recent Sea Level Rise Claims Are All Wet – The Data Doesn’t Support It

From the “Deja vu all over again” department comes this claim we keep knocking down again and again. You have probably noticed that dozens of media outlets are parroting a news release…

Marshall Islands Growing, Not Shrinking. World Bank’s Embarrassing Error In Alarmist 2021 Report

Doom and gloom warnings by a 2021 World Bank report neglected a major mechanism: coral reefs.  

Claim: “Blue Blob” Near Iceland Could Slow Glacial Melting

Chilly seawater may slow ice loss on the island until 2050, then warming and melting may acceleratePeer-Reviewed Publication AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION American Geophysical Union15 February 2022AGU Release No. 22-11For Immediate…

Sea Level Alarm

US government’s climate alarmists are really scraping the bottom of the IPCC barrel, and richly deserve more ridicule than this post can muster.

Seawater seep may be speeding glacier melt, sea level rise

“Kilometers of intrusion-induced basal melt can cause projected ice sheet volume loss to more than double over the next century.

Super King Tide: Water Levels Approach or Achieve Record Levels in the Northwest

 So the weather-related enhancement of about 24 inches dwarfed the steady rise of sea level over the past century, some of which may be associated with global warming.

Coral Island Expedition Discovers Tropical Mangroves Grabbing More Land

A field expedition to investigate remote islands on the Great Barrier Reef has discovered the islands are growing.

Not Washed Away, On the Highest Tide

On the highest tide each year, I wonder if the waves will reach to the wave cut notch at the bottom of the cliff face, below Boiling Pot Lookout in…

New Study: Pacific And Indian Ocean Sea Levels Rising ‘Much Slower Than Climate Model Predictions’

Over 700 low-lying islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans have coasts that have been stable to expanding in size since the 1980s. The  relative sea level rise has only…

New York City chain saws down 1,000 trees to raise park 8-10 feet to address panic over 3mm sea level rise – Protesters ‘watched in horror’

“What’s the point of paying a parks department that cuts down trees?” asked Karen Kapnick, one of a small group of protesters who watched in horror, peeking through a chain…