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Study; Many Parts Of The NYC Is Underwater By 2100.

Climate Change has already affected New York City with an ascent in temperatures and sea levels, and things will just deteriorate as the century proceeds. They have anticipated that the sea levels will show an ascent by 6 feet by 2100.

As per the climatologists on the New York City Panel on Climate Change, this is the most terrible situation ever that has increased from a past estimation of a maximum rise of two to four feet, anticipated more than 10 years back.

Press link for more:,Robert Anderson frontlinedesk.com

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Ocean temperatures are so high NOAA had to make new charts.

“The ocean is in a state that has never previously been observed,” Amy Clement, Associate Dean and Professor at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, told VICE News. “We’re in unchartered waters.”

According to research published by NOAA scientists in 2012, the spike in ocean heat content from 1955 to 2012 was around 24 x 10^22 Joules.

That’s 2,400,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Joules.
For perspective, if that amount of heat were transferred to the lower six miles of the atmosphere, temperatures would rise about 36 degrees Celsius (65 Fahrenheit).

The importance of the updated NOAA data, however, is less in the fact that the agency had to adjust its charts. Instead, say scientists, the new high temperature illustrates the dramatic warming of the oceans, which is frequently overlooked, with much greater attention being paid to atmospheric temperature increase.

Oceans can absorb about 1,000 times more heat than the atmosphere. At least 90 percent of extra heat trapped by human-generated greenhouse gases can be found in the world’s oceans.

Press link for more: Erica Landau | businessinsider.com

Read more: https://news.vice.com/article/a-government-science-agency-had-to-redo-its-graphs-because-ocean-temperatures-went-off-the-charts#ixzz3RCGDZ7K0

Read more: https://news.vice.com/article/a-government-science-agency-had-to-redo-its-graphs-because-ocean-temperatures-went-off-the-charts#ixzz3RCFzu5m6

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A Bad Day for Climate Change Deniers … And the Planet

It’s not often that the climate change deniers get clobbered three times in just two days. But that’s what happened with the release of a trio of new studies that ought to serve as solid body blows to the fading but persistent fiction that human-mediated warming is somehow a hoax. Good news for the forces of reason, however, is bad news for the planet—especially the oceans. Jeffrey Kluger | time.com

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How ignoring climate change could sink the global economy.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/robert-rubin-how-ignoring-climate-change-could-sink-the-us-economy/2014/07/24/b7b4c00c-0df6-11e4-8341-b8072b1e7348_story.html