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Another phony L A Times Florida sea level rise acceleration article

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The L A Times seems to be addicted to publishing scientifically unsupported  climate alarmist articles regarding supposed sea level rise acceleration in Florida. Just last September the Times published an article on this same topic which was exposed as nothing but climate alarmist propaganda (https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/19/l-a-times-climate-science-denial-article-instead-shows-the-times-clearly-denying-well-established-climate-science/). This most recent Times article…

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The Ninth First Climate Refugees

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [see update] Well, the claims of the “first climate refugees” are coming up again. I think we’re up to the ninth first climate refugees, it’s hard to keep track. In any case, I came across this: International leaders gathering in Paris to address global warming face increasing pressure to tackle…

This image shows the pattern of sea level change or 'fingerprint' resulting from one millimeter per year of Greenland ice melt derived from NASA GRACE measurements. The black circles show locations of the best historical water level records, which mostly fall in the blue areas that are less than one millimeter per year. As a result, these records underestimate global average sea level rise due to Greenland melt by about 25 percent.
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Eye roller: we measured sea levels in the wrong places, therefore it’s ‘worse than we thought’

From the UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA Historical records may underestimate global sea level rise New research published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the longest and highest-quality records of historical ocean water levels may underestimate the amount of global average sea level rise that occurred during the 20th century. Dr. Philip Thompson, associate director…

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L.A. Times climate science denial article instead shows the Times clearly denying well established climate science

The L. A. Times published an article claiming that “Trump’s climate science denial clashes with the reality of rising seas in Florida” The article fails to address easily available and comprehensive NOAA tide gauge data updated through the year 2015 (http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_us.htm) showing that the Florida coastline is experiencing no acceleration in coastal sea level rise…

Antarctica's annual mean surface mass balance estimated using CMIP5 climate models. Future snowfall increases will also likely be largest around the edges of the continent, where storms blow in and temperatures tend to be warmer. CREDIT Previdi and Polvani, 2016.

Increasing Antarctic snowfall may offset sea-level rise

From THE EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY By mid-century, more Antarctic snowfall may help offset sea-level rise Increasing precipitation masked by natural variability — for now When Antarctica’s air temperature rises, moisture in the atmosphere increases. That should mean more snowfall on the frozen continent. So why hasn’t that trend become evident in Antarctica’s surface…