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Scientists say Miami could cease
to exist within our children´s lifetimes

Business Insider, by Melia Robinson

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/17/2017 8:28:46 AM

Miami, a city of 430,000 people, could disappear within the century if the worst climate change predictions come true. New York Magazine´s David Wallace-Wells spoke with dozens of climatologists and researchers in related fields for an investigation on the outcomes of climate change if aggressive preventative action isn´t taken. The results were not pretty. (Snip) Within the century, a combination of polar melting, carbon emissions, and ice-sheet collapses could cause chronic flooding to wipe out Miami — and as many as 670 coastal communities, including Cambridge, Massachusetts; Oakland, California; St. Petersburg, Florida; and four of the five boroughs of New York City, according

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Lots of Democrat strongholds will be at the bottom of the sea. But since when did Cambridge Mass. become a seaside city?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 7/17/2017 8:35:16 AM     (No. 11321173)

What utter nonsense.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/17/2017 8:37:37 AM     (No. 11321177)

So, there´s an upside to "global warming!" Tell me about D.C.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tennisbum, 7/17/2017 8:38:00 AM     (No. 11321178)

....but if the gov´t will send us gobs of money, we´ll do some research to see if this dubious speculation and numerous "ifs" is true. All of us "scientists/grifters" agree that it is going to be awful!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Wizard of IS, 7/17/2017 8:39:52 AM     (No. 11321183)

Fake, boring, redundant (non) News

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mollyb0122, 7/17/2017 8:46:47 AM     (No. 11321187)

Where is the down side?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cartcart, 7/17/2017 8:49:28 AM     (No. 11321189)

These same doleful predictions were made in 1922. Can we stop?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: runningdoc, 7/17/2017 8:56:15 AM     (No. 11321192)

Seems like we´ve heard this before...I think parts of New York were supposed to be underwater by now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 7/17/2017 9:01:26 AM     (No. 11321198)

My only concern is to where New Yorkers will retire, those who survive their own flooding. There is no hurry though with one inch a century of water level increase.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/17/2017 9:02:32 AM     (No. 11321200)

While accepting his ill gotten Nobel Prize in 2007 the Gorebot thundered with assurance that in seven years the Arctic will be entirely ice free in summer in seven years. August 2014 had seen record year over year growth of the icecap for over three years and expeditions to measure the ice ´melt´ got stuck and had to be rescued.
They are still publishing this garbage??

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Reply 10 - Posted by: anonymous, 7/17/2017 9:03:35 AM     (No. 11321201)

Some scientists will say anything to draw attention to themselves. They are basically fund-raising on the back of fear. Their views are not sustained by the facts so fear is the only option left for them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Memphis, 7/17/2017 9:03:38 AM     (No. 11321202)

The louder they talk the less we listen.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/17/2017 9:05:41 AM     (No. 11321205)

The world will cease to exist if the worst comet predictions come true. So what? When I was very young, I remember the summers being very hot. Now that I am older, the summers are still hot. Over 50-60 years there hasn´t been a change in the summers that I have experienced. So why would the world change to utter disaster in less than 10 years. That would take a beyond dramatic change like a comet strike. Somehow, I just don´t buy all the hysteria.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2017 9:08:46 AM     (No. 11321211)

Seems the FACT that ALL their predictions have come to NOTHING doesn´t even matter to these Crooks!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 7/17/2017 9:17:44 AM     (No. 11321222)

Most of Miami (and all of South Beach) used to be mangrove swamp until it was filled in. Such hubris to think that today´s sitution is the norm.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 7/17/2017 9:19:25 AM     (No. 11321223)

Their predictions are always 50 to 100 years into the future. This is their worst prediction. They´ll all be gone by then. No accountability. And they can´t even predict the weather by this weekend correctly. These guesses shouldn´t even be considered science.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 9:34:50 AM     (No. 11321245)

Pure bullhockey.

The seas are rising at a rate which is essentially negligible on any sort of human scale. In 10 centuries, perhaps. In 1 century, nope.

Lies, pure and simple.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/17/2017 9:43:12 AM     (No. 11321261)

H.L. Mencken said the goal of practical politics was to keep the populous alarmed so they will be clamorous to be led to safety.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: tnorling, 7/17/2017 9:46:42 AM     (No. 11321268)

Fake weather propagated by scientists looking for grant money.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 7/17/2017 9:49:26 AM     (No. 11321271)

I find it strange that all the places that are found to be in jeopardy due to climate "change" are basically Liberal/Democrat places, can nature be telling us something, survival of the fittest

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Reply 20 - Posted by: PAdiva, 7/17/2017 10:02:13 AM     (No. 11321279)

My good book tells me that Gd is in control.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 7/17/2017 10:07:11 AM     (No. 11321284)

They got it all wrong. The ocean isn´t rising. Now that people are living longer, Miami is sinking from the weight of all those snow birds moving there. Just give me a billion dollars and I´ll prove it.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/17/2017 10:22:05 AM     (No. 11321302)

If they think its such a problem, why aren´t they investing in sea walls?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: joew9, 7/17/2017 10:22:29 AM     (No. 11321303)

My house is four feet above sea level. That has not changed an inch in 40 years. Seems like it would have to be a couple of inches lower if this was going to happen in the next hundred years.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Soldiers Father, 7/17/2017 10:29:21 AM     (No. 11321314)

So the Earth is supposed to remain static, never changing? Look at the beautifully colored layers of sedimentary rock in the Grand Canyon. Every one of those layers was at the bottom of the ocean at sometime in the Geologic past.

Also remember Miami was built on sand which is on top of limestone. Just think sinkholes.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: luandir, 7/17/2017 10:30:20 AM     (No. 11321317)

If it does disappear, it won´t be because of the climate.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dman, 7/17/2017 10:33:52 AM     (No. 11321322)

Wolf! Wolf! /s

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/17/2017 10:41:12 AM     (No. 11321332)

Miami´s excitable mayor recently declared that the city was going under water. That´s not true, nor will it be a century or more from now. Over time the oceans rise and recede, and the climate always changes. The only sensible thing for humanity to do is to do what the plant and animal kingdoms do: adapt. There´s nothing, positively or negatively, that mankind can do about the oceans to the climate. Quixotic attempts to "heal" the earth are a total waste of our wealth, and should be abandoned, along with politicians who keep insisting that we do something about it.

I have lived for over thirty years in a place on the edge of the Gulf where the tide can be observed, inch by inch, every day, right out my rear widow. Though my information is anecdotal, I can assure you that high and low tides are exactly where they were three decades ago. Whatever changes might have occurred in the ocean, they´re not noticeable here. It´s no different in Miami, regardless what their idiot mayor thinks.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: comstock, 7/17/2017 10:42:31 AM     (No. 11321335)

If this is the best {rolling out the big guns) they can do in the wake of blockbuster papers like this one: http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=917718 the Warming Cultists are in big trouble.

I read that paper a week ago, and posted a link to all my social media websites. So far, crickets from the Warmists.

Hopefully, this whole Cult will cease to exist before Miami does. They are the ones who are underwater, being rapidly drowned by waves of truth.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: kono, 7/17/2017 10:50:00 AM     (No. 11321347)

Two keywords in the first line flag this as deranged hyperbole - ´could´ and ´worst´. Chicken Little couldn´t do it better.

Cambridge, MA´s location about a mile "up Chuck River" from Boston Harbor (so the water level rises and falls with the ocean tides). I think that makes it a bona fide "coastal community", O.P...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Lucky5, 7/17/2017 10:51:18 AM     (No. 11321351)


"Hysteria is to the left as oxygen is to biological life."
I believe someone else said this first on this forum.


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Reply 31 - Posted by: AltaD, 7/17/2017 11:21:34 AM     (No. 11321377)

Unlike victims of tornadoes and earthquakes, true disasters, these cities have 100 years to plan accordingly.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: JediJerry, 7/17/2017 11:45:41 AM     (No. 11321394)

A better place to instill fear is in Hawaii. If this comes true the Hawaiian islands will be half submerged. The climanaiaces fear that if all the icebergs floating in the ocean melt that sea levels will rise. Just like when they have a scotch on the rocks, when all the ice cubes melt, their drink will overflow the glass and spill out all over ther car seats.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ladycatnip, 7/17/2017 11:49:27 AM     (No. 11321398)

#15 - Exactly!! Algore predicted by now we´d be underwater. His mistake was not predicting 50-100 years into the future, therefore his global warming hoax had to morph into climate change. Mark Twain: "It´s easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled."

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bobgray2, 7/17/2017 11:58:28 AM     (No. 11321410)

#33 A corollary to Twain´s quote. The most difficult task a human being can do, is admit they were wrong.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: tennman, 7/17/2017 12:08:45 PM     (No. 11321421)

And I "could" be named Holy Roman Emperor and Czarina of Russia.

Must be funding time again. These "doom-and-gloom" stories are everywhere.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/17/2017 12:10:10 PM     (No. 11321425)

Islands will tip. It will be just awful.

Has anyone heard anything more about that iceberg that finally broke off? The one that was the size of Delaware or some other big something that I immediately forgot?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: garyhope, 7/17/2017 12:22:39 PM     (No. 11321438)

Like getting ride of Cambridge,Mass and Oakland, Ca. would be a bad thing.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/17/2017 12:48:18 PM     (No. 11321465)

I bet that these "scientists" are really careful when putting ice into their drinks so that their glasses don´t overflow when the ice melts.

These same scientists say that the oceans will rise in some places and not others. Why doesn´t that happen in my kitchen sink?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: babelfish30101, 7/17/2017 1:27:44 PM     (No. 11321509)

Miami was built on swamp land. Its supposed to be under water.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: tearza, 7/17/2017 2:58:42 PM     (No. 11321630)

Good start building in land.....

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Pasann, 7/17/2017 4:24:22 PM     (No. 11321746)

Three words for these.....whatevers...
Bal-der-dash.

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