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Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:42 AM

Um... yikes. (Climate change)



GO GREEN @ECOWARRIORSS

#Climate crisis Massive hole opens up under #Antarctic Thwaites glacier, 6 miles long, 1,000 feet deep
a loss of some 14 billion tons of ice
its collapse will lead to catastrophic sea level rises of 2 feet and additional 8 feet from neighbouring glaciers

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-crisis-glaciers-melting-collapse-thwaites-hole-western-antarctic-a9320766.html

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Reply Um... yikes. (Climate change) (Original post)
Dennis Donovan Feb 2020 OP
Fresh_Start Feb 2020 #1
eppur_se_muova Feb 2020 #3
Fresh_Start Feb 2020 #8
smirkymonkey Feb 2020 #2
lunatica Feb 2020 #4
bdamomma Feb 2020 #5
Duppers Feb 2020 #6
hatrack Feb 2020 #7

Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:51 AM

1. I read that climate change will make ocean rise in some places and fall in others

I think iceland is looking at the loss of a harbor because the water level is getting too low for ships.

I think I understand that as the glaciers melt...the land rises due to the decrease in pressure of the heavy weight of the ice so locally the ocean level 'declines'.

Which means that the average rise is hiding the fact that its not going to be a uniform rise....so east coast of USA will have higher than average rise in ocean level... so we are underestimating the amount of land which will become inhabitable

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Response to Fresh_Start (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 12:31 AM

3. That's called post-glacial rebound ...

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Response to eppur_se_muova (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 10:00 AM

8. Thank you for the info nt

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:57 AM

2. K&R

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 12:33 AM

4. Scary as hell.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 12:35 AM

5. oh crap

We need to get this fake POS out, between climate change and tRump, ............we have a lot of work to do.



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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 09:37 AM

6. K & R

Recommended to the max.

Scientists Warn Multiple Overlapping Crises Could Trigger
'Global Systemic Collapse'


BY MARLOWE HOOD, AFP
FEBRUARY 05, 2020

https://www.sciencealert.com/hundreds-of-top-scientists-warn-combined-environmental-crises-will-cause-global-collapse






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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 09:54 AM

7. Gosh, if only there had been a way for us to predict events like this!

Oh, wait . ..

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