Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sea Level Rise Seminar to be held at Woy Woy

Woy Woy and the wider Central Coast area is highly vulnerable to sea level rise due to the large number of waterfront properties and low-lying suburbs in the area. The Woy Woy  peninsula itself is only 7m above sea level … Continue reading

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How settled is the science

Trying to look at the degree of consensus on the science of climate change caused a visit to Google Scholar. Anyone can use this search engine to search for scientific articles and papers. Of course, it takes a lot of work … Continue reading

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Large Rise in Sea Level more likely than ever

A recent paper and a sudden melting of the Greenland ice sheet bring the expectation of high levels of rising seas even closer (if it wasn’t enough so far). The paper is ‘Deglacial rapid sea level rises caused by ice sheet … Continue reading

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Coal and Climate Change

Buring of fossil fuels, such as coal, is forcing our atmosphere to trap more heat. The heat escaping into space is less than the energy that comes in from the sun. Measurements of the trends are very clear, we are … Continue reading

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