In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com says... > > In sci.physics kefischer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > ... > > Why is it taking so long for all > > the melt water to get to the oceans, > > 2 or 3 mm a year is not out of the > > ordinary. > > > Oh, sure. 1-2 mm/yr c1900, 2-3 mm/yr c2000 -- It's starting to compare > favourably to the last time the ice sheets melted.
Uh, this _is_ "the last time the ice sheets melted. They started doing so about 17,000 years ago and have not yet finished.