cloud dreamer sent the following on 5/31/2014 6:26 AM: > On 31/05/2014 2:13 AM, Thomas Heger wrote: >> Am 30.05.2014 02:36, schrieb R Kym Horsell: >>> 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. >>> >>> www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101201120605.htm >>> 4 Dec 2010 ... Southampton researchers have estimated that sea-level >>> rose by an average of >>> about 1 metre per century at the end of the last Ice Age, ... >> >> >> E.g. this article: >> http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528133151.htm >> >> Quote: >> "A new study has found that the Antarctic Ice Sheet began melting about >> 5,000 years earlier than previously thought coming out of the last ice >> age -- and that shrinkage of the vast ice sheet accelerated during eight >> distinct episodes, causing rapid sea level rise." >> >> How can they call this 'science'? >> >> The Antarctic is NOT melting AT ALL! >> >> The average temperatures are well below melting point of water, so there >> is little chance for ice to melt. >> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_Antarctica >> >> Icebergs are already floating, hence have no influence on the sea-levels. >> > > > > So your rebuttal is Wikipedia's list of AVERAGE temperatures in Antarctica? > > Are you on drugs? > > http://www.grida.no/publications/et/pt/page/2559.aspx > > Though, I doubt you'll read it. You'd rather live in ignorance then > educate yourself.
Am I the only one getting a kick out of these increasingly obscure sources? This one, once again, gives no indication of any official link to anything or anyone credible on its "About" page even as it tosses about lots of feel-good generalities. I like this bit, in particular:
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Odd how it doesn't provide specific names and doctoral degrees in science fields, or any such thing. Or maybe not.
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