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Fairly sure this isn’t intended to be funny:

… if emissions were to continue at a high rate over the next few decades, the ocean could rise as much as three or four feet by 2100. […] Experts say the situation would then grow far worse in the 22nd century and beyond …

February 26, 2016admin 6 Comments »


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  • John Says:

    > Though these types of floods often produce only a foot or two of standing saltwater, they are straining life in many towns by killing lawns and trees, blocking neighborhood streets and clogging storm drains, polluting supplies of freshwater and sometimes stranding entire island communities for hours by overtopping the roads that tie them to the mainland.

    The horror!


    Posted on February 26th, 2016 at 8:23 pm Reply | Quote
  • Johan Schmidt Says:

    Pretty sure we’ll have fusion-powered hovercraft by the time we get beyond the 22nd century.


    jay Reply:

    Back to the future predicted flying cars and holograms in our time. Didn’t happen. Nor will your vision be true likewise.


    Neo Soliar Reply:

    Because that was totally the point.


    Posted on February 26th, 2016 at 9:12 pm Reply | Quote
  • SVErshov Says:

    this kind of horizontal projections not always correct. some times ago in 19th century USA someboby calculated amount of wood used domestically. conclusion was clear if it will go on the same rate for 50 more years, no one single tree will remains in USA.


    Posted on February 27th, 2016 at 3:18 am Reply | Quote
  • bob sykes Says:

    If we can keep the coastal natives penned up in their enclaves, a few feet of ocean rise would be a good thing.


    Posted on February 27th, 2016 at 12:46 pm Reply | Quote

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