Climate change now forecast to bring much higher sea level impact.
New research conducted independently by scientists from England, China and Denmark anticipates a 1 meter sea level rise in the next 100 years. This is nearly three times the previous estimate made by the United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), whose 2007 calculations did not take into account the dynamic effects of melting ice sheets.
One of the recent studies conducted by the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark evaluated sea levels from the 1700s to the present.
Their results forecast a sea level rise of between 0.7 and 1.2 meters during the next 100 years, with the variation being determined by humanity’s actions to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
International scientists, we are grateful for your efforts that further clarify the increasingly perilous state of our planet. Let us all join now while there is still time to protect our shared Earthly abode.
Addressing the gravity of this dire situation during an interview for the September 2009 edition of The House Magazine, Supreme Master Ching Hai reminded that it may be alleviated through humanity’s adoption of nobler standards.
Supreme Master Ching Hai: It’s too serious. Too serious. Sea level rise, for example, threatens half of the world's population living within 200 kilometers of a coastline. Seventeen million in Bangladesh have fled their homes already, mainly because of coastal erosion. In the United Kingdom as well, several coastal flooding disasters have already occurred with more forecast by the nation’s Department of Environment. http://www.physorg.com/news190387986.htmlhttp://insciences.org/article.php?article_id=8724Extra News
This is due in part to the fact that over 26 million residents in the UK live in coastal zones, with 40% of Britain’s manufacturing industry also located on or near the coast.
These situations will only worsen, not improve, until we stop the cause. This means to halt the livestock production and meat consumption. If humans switch to the vegan diet, the Earth will begin cooling immediately and many of these dilemmas can even be reversed. So please, be veg and do good, to save the planet and all the beings on it, including you and me.
Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Minister Huseyngulu Bagirov reports that the primary cause of the country’s landslides is an increasing population of semi-nomadic pastoralists whose growing livestock herds are causing the destruction of forests and grasslands. http://en.trend.az/news/society/ecology/1675156.html
Scientists at Germany’s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research warn that currently stated commitments for emission reductions will create a global average temperature rise of 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, falling far short of the Copenhagen Accord’s stated goal of under 2 degrees. http://www.france24.com/en/20100421-copenhagen-pledges-set-earth-3-c-warming-study
Highlighting an effective partnership with both indigenous and international communities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Guyana affirms the country’s continued dedication to safeguarding the Amazon rainforest. http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/news-22752--13-13--.html http://www.guyanachronicleonline.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12297:guyana-