NZ climate scientists predict nearly half-metre sea level rise per decade!, 08 May 2013 17:10

Forget about the UN IPCC’s upcoming AR5 climate change report, their colleagues in New Zealand’s Antarctic Research Institute have gone the full Chicken-Little and are predicting sea level will rise 4cm per year, or a whacking great four metres per century. Given that sea levels are currently rising by between 1.5 and 3 millimetres a year, an increase to 4cm a year will require some doing. Nonetheless, the NZ ARI are trying to suggest that’s what’s around the corner if we don’t stop using roads, lights, heaters and supermarkets.

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