Daily Archives: April 8, 2016

Data Abuse

Global warming is really happening. It’s because of us. And it’s dangerous.

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Florida Flood

A new paper (press release here) about sea level rise in southeast Florida concludes that locally, sea level rise has accelerated recently. What particularly caught my eye was the magnitude; from the abstract:

The average pre-2006 rate is 3 ± 2 mm/yr, similar to the global long-term rate of SLR, whereas after 2006 the average rate of SLR in Southeast Florida rose to 9 ± 4 mm/yr.

I must confess, I’m somewhat skeptical.

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