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News
  1. -02-17-06 Waterworld 1,000 years From Now (TimesOnline)
      "By the next millennium the global map will have been redrawn by disastrous climate changes, according to a new forecast." 02-06

Papers
  1. Broader Audience Now Listening on Global Warming (ABC News)
      "This time around, far more people are ready to listen."

      "This sea change comes after two years of TV and cinema documentaries and specials, unseasonable weird weather extremes, heat spikes and downpours, backyard bugs, birds and flowers out of synch, disappearing mountain glaciers and ski seasons, as well as a rapidly growing chorus of alarmed politicians." 02-07

  2. Climate Model Predicts Submerged Cities (Scientific American)
      "Now a refined climate model is predicting, among other things, sea level rises of as much as 20 feet, according to research results published today in the journal Science."

      "Such a sea level rise would permanently inundate low-lying lands like New Orleans, southern Florida, Bangladesh and the Netherlands. Already sea level rise has increased to an inch per decade, thanks to melting ice and warm water expansion, according to Overpeck."

      " 'We need to start serious measures to reduce greenhouse gases within the next decade," Overpeck says. 'If we don't do something soon, we're committed to [13 to 20 feet] of sea level rise in the future.' " 03-06

   
   


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