Earth on Fire: The Overheating Planet

Earth on Fire: The Overheating Planet

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Friday, 16 June 2006

45MM MORE OCEAN SINCE 1992

Buried in this article on BBC News is an astounding figure from the latest satellite data. The world's oceans are 45mm higher than they were in 1992 (1.77 inches for those who are metrically challenged), a gain of 3.2mm per year. That is a colossal amount of water. And the rate of increase is known to be increasing. Yet they still want to rebuild New Orleans...