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Comment Re: Better up the Military Budget (Score 1) 281

Yes, they are.

But we know this is happening. So we can deal with it in two ways:

1. Reduce output of pollution/heat to reduce greenhouse effect & rising seas
2. Start to move stuff away from the ocean. The rise is happening slowly, so require new infrastructure to be 20 feet, or whatever, above sea levels.

Or I guess we could just keep hoping it goes away, or the idiots on the House Science committee pray it away...

Comment Re: Better up the Military Budget (Score 2) 281

You do know there decades of scientific fact about actual rising seas, right?
http://sealevel.colorado.edu/

Or that 2 quadrillion pounds of ice melted off Greenland alone in 4 years, right? A quadrillion is a thousand trillion.
https://weather.com/news/clima...

Like to the point that municipalities have to deal with that actuality coming soon:
http://www.miamidade.gov/plann...

Or, you're yet another Troll. I'll go with that.

Comment Re:Seal level rise is slow, time to adjust, not ne (Score 1) 281

Well, someone disagrees with you:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

First sentence:
Sea level rise has been estimated to be on average between +2.6 millimetres (0.10 in) and 2.9 millimetres (0.11 in) per year ± 0.4 millimetres (0.016 in) since 1993[3] and has accelerated in recent years.[4]

Comment Re:Liars will Liar (Score 3, Insightful) 281

They literally meant colder from last month. Exactly the same as the Hawaii senator holding a snow ball, or Trump saying it's colder during a snowstorm.

These people are guiding science funding at a national level. And literally don't understand seasons, much less anything at a global scale.

Comment Re: Better up the Military Budget (Score 4, Interesting) 281

Well, desired land perhaps.

All of the people in Florida could fit in Wyoming, at half the population density of Florida currently (estimated in my head).

Even the worst models have water rising a few feet in 100 years. Which wipes out almost all coastal cities, but not a huge percentage of land - for the US at least. So people will have to move. Orderly. Because even at an extreme 1" per year, they can walk away from it.

Now, several other countries are truly fucked. But we don't really need a huge military increase for that.

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