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With Rising Seas, America’s Birthplace Could Disappear
Jamestown, Virginia, the first successful English colony in America, “is now threatened by rising sea levels that scientists say could submerge the island by century’s end.”

Posted by Andrew Hanson-Dvoracek at 05/23/2013 10:31:06 AM | 


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Actually, any significant apparent sea level rise is more a function of the land in that area subsiding.

Global warming has stopped and we are now entering a phase of global cooling. The climate change we have been experiencing is a function of solar cycles. See http://solarscience.msfc.nasa.gov/SunspotCycle.shtml, read about the Maunder Minimum, check the image link in that paragraph noting the recent high cycles, then see the chart of the current cycle which is talked about near the bottom of the page.

On the chart of the past cycles note the relatively low cycle in the 1970s. This was a time when we were being warned that the next ice age was approaching. In fact it is, as we are in the late stages of the warm period of the current Milankovitch cycle.
Posted by: Peter_115 ( Email | Visit ) at 5/26/2013 2:12 PM


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