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Subject: Re: Boston Prepares Date: 2/23/2013 7:04 PM
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That's an average of 8.5mm per year over the next 90 years. We're currently at less than 3mm/yr with no acceleration over the last 20 years. We may not make the 2 1/2 feet. - DB2

Indeed, we might not get to 2.5 feet. We may get more, we may get less. But, as has been stated many times, in many ways, by many people, we're running an extremely dangerous experiment regarding future changes in the Earth's climate by emitting almost 40 BILLION metric tons of CO2 ANNUALLY into our thin veneer of atmosphere. The effects will compound over time. I don't understand why anyone would believe that the effects will be simply monotonic...merely an extension of what we've observed SO FAR.
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