Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 26, 2022

Sea Level to Rise up to a Foot by 2050

NASA reports

NASA, NOAA, USGS, and other U.S. government agencies project that the rise in ocean height in the next 30 years could equal the total rise seen over the past 100 years.

Coastal flooding will increase significantly over the next 30 years because of sea level rise, according to a new report by an interagency sea level rise task force that includes NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and other federal agencies. Titled Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States, the Feb. 15 report concludes that sea level along U.S. coastlines will rise between 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 centimeters) on average above today’s levels by 2050.

Read more at  Sea Level to Rise up to a Foot by 2050, Interagency Report Finds


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  1. Well if the GOP can re-capture control of the Executive Branch, all these agencies will be singin’ a different tune. You watch.

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