UN Climate Crisis Update: 3.7mm Sea Level Rise Last Year!

António Guterrez, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Isn’t it great to know this alarmism is just the same old, same old desperate socialism talking. Imagine if there really was a problem, why would they counterfeit data?

More importantly, who would listen to socialists and entrusting them to come up with a solution? Not all of us are ignorant of the icompetence and evil they have caused, and still are causing around the world, example: Venezuela.

By Eric Worrall – WUWT

The United Nations has just warned the world that last year sea level rise hit an unprecedented 3.7mm.

Climate change is making the seas rise faster than ever, UN warns

28 March 2019

By Adam Vaughan

Sea levels across the world are rising faster than ever, the United Nations has warned, meaning we urgently need to increase action on climate change.

In a report released on Thursday, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a UN agency, painted a dire picture of all the key indicators of global warming.

The last four years were the warmest on record, concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are at record levels and rising, and a global average sea level rise of 3.7 millimetres in 2018 outstripped the average annual increase over the past three decades.

The findings in the group’s annual State of the Climate report will bolster efforts by António Guterres, the UN secretary-general, to make governments commit to more ambitious carbon cuts at a landmark summit in September.

“There is no longer any time for delay,” wrote Guterres in a foreword to the report.

Last year was the fourth warmest on record, bringing the global temperature 1°C warmer on average than before the industrial revolution.

Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2198091-climate-change-is-making-the-seas-rise-faster-than-ever-un-warns/

The WMO Press Release is available here, the actual report is available here.

Of course the report predicts more rapid sea level rise in the future. From page 16 of the report:

Over the period January 1993 to December 2018, the average rate of rise was 3.15 ± 0.3 mm yr-1, while the estimated acceleration was 0.1 mm yr-2.

Even if the UN estimate is correct, starting from 3.15mm per year this would result in a sea level rise of around:

d = vt + 0.5at2
d = 3.15 x 80 + 0.5 x 0.1 x 802
d = 572mm or just under 2ft of sea level rise by the end of the century.

I hope you all have your coastal evacuation plans ready. If this unprecedented rate of sea level rise per year continues, our children’s children might have to deal with 2ft of additional sea level by the end of this century. How will our grandchildren or great grandchildren cope with economic burden of constructing an extra foot or two of sea wall?

Ref.: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/03/28/un-climate-crisis-update-3-7mm-sea-level-rise-last-year/

.. and then – rality:

126 years, no sea level rise:

Lack Of Sea Level Rise Documents There’s No Global Warming And Even Less Man Made Global Warming

A Critique of Satellite Global Mean Sea Levels

Abstract: The global mean sea levels (GMSL) from the satellite altimetry missions have been provided since 1993. It is shown here that these results are more a computation than a true measurement, suffering of arbitrary adjustments and corrections, and failing validation against more accurate and reliable products. Sea levels provided by a network of tide gauges provide a superior result.

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Not A Lot Of People Know That did a more extensive review of this alarmist nonsense report:

Climate change: Global impacts ‘accelerating’ – WMO

If you think this is just more pseudoscience from the Rent & Grant Seeking Community of Activist and Criminals – You’re right! Why would they lie if there really was a problem?

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