Sea levels to continue to rise for 500 years? Long-term climate calculations suggest so
To read an article at the ScienceDaily.com website which discusses new research concerning the fact that sea levels on the planet may continue to rise for a long time due to global warming please click on the highlighted words above this line.
As stated in the article:
"Based on the current situation we have projected changes in sea level 500 years into the future. We are not looking at what is happening with the climate, but are focusing exclusively on sea levels," explains Aslak Grinsted, a researcher at the Centre for Ice and Climate, the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen."
The fact that changes in sea levels will last this long certainly tells us a great deal concerning the impact of climate changes on our planet!The article continues by making these statements:
"Even in the most optimistic scenario, which requires extremely dramatic climate change goals, major technological advances and strong international cooperation to stop emitting greenhouse gases and polluting the atmosphere, the sea would continue to rise. By the year 2100 it will have risen by 60 cm and by the year 2500 the rise in sea level will be 1.8 meters."
"For the two more realistic scenarios, calculated based on the emissions and pollution stabilizing, the results show that there will be a sea level rise of about 75 cm by the year 2100 and that by the year 2500 the sea will have risen by 2 meters."
Now we have more evidence of the impact of human behavior on the planet and all of its life! If we do not change our behavior regarding reducing our carbon footprint on the planet, and reducing the amount of pollution we place on and within Mother Earth, humans may have to move to higher ground on the planet by the year 2100 or worse!
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