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Most bizarre climate denier myth ever: Monckton hides sea level rise by rotating the graph!

Most bizarre climate denier myth ever: Monckton hides sea level rise by rotating the graph!

Monckton Myth #16: Bizarro World Sea Level Posted on 14 April 2011 by dana1981 We have a new entry in the contest for most bizarre "skeptic" argument. The "Science" and Public Policy Institute ("S"PPI) Monthly CO2 Report for January 2011 , edited by everyone's favorite "skeptic", Christopher Monckton, contains some astonishing claims pertaining to global sea level rise. First, on page 12, the document claims "Sea level continues to rise more slowly than the UN predicts." This is of course the opposite of reality. Sea level is rising faster than the IPCC predicts (Figure 1). Figure 1: Sea level change. Tide gauge data are indicated in red and satellite data in blue. The grey band shows the projections of the IPCC Third Assessment report ( Allison et al 2009 ). On page 29, the "S"PPI document contradicts its previous statement, claiming "Sea level is not rising." This is of ...

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