19 Oct '11, 10am

Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years

Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years

Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years Posted on 19 October 2011 by John Hartz This is a reprint of a news release posted by the University of Copenhagen on Oct 17, 2011. Sea levels will continue to rise for 500 years Rising sea levels in the coming centuries is perhaps one of the most catastrophic consequences of rising temperatures. Massive economic costs, social consequences and forced migrations could result from global warming. But how frightening of times are we facing? Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute are part of a team that has calculated the long-term outlook for rising sea levels in relation to the emission of greenhouse gases and pollution of the atmosphere using climate models. The results have been published in the scientific journal Global and Planetary Change . Estimates of Sea Levels to the Year 2500. The graph shows how sea levels will cha...

Full article: http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=1063

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