Do rising temperatures cause rising sea levels?

Guest essay by Philip Lloyd There is a general belief that the observed sea level rise of about 1.5mm per year (according to tide gauges) and 3mm per year (from satellite measurements) is partly due to heating of the oceans and their consequent expansion. If, however, you look at the estimates of sea temperatures, you…

The fantasy of accelerating sea level rise just got hosed

We’ve been told over an over again that global warming would melt the icecaps, and melt Greenland, and that would result in catastrophic sea level rise flooding cities. We’ve also been told that “sea level rise is “accelerating” but in an investigation done here on WUWT by Willis Eschenbach, Putting the Brakes on Acceleration, he noted in…

Soi Cowboy, a red light district in Bangkok.

Claim: Bangkok Brothels Causing the Thai Capital to Sink

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Illegal pumping of raw groundwater for soapy massages blamed for subsidence. SINKING FEELING Bangkok could be partly submerged by 2030 because ‘soapy massage’ brothels are stealing groundwater causing the city to SINK Thai cops have raided several ‘mega-brothels’ in the low-lying city which they believe are illegally siphoning groundwater By…

Wandering Thru The Tides

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to thinking about the records of the sea level height taken at tidal stations all over the planet. The main problem with these tide stations is that they measure the height of the sea surface versus the height of some object attached to the land … but the…