Guest Essay by Kip Hansen
In remembrance of the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: I have held off publishing this essay until after the damage from Hurricane Irma could be determined hoping not to add to the fears, angst and now sorrow experienced by both victims and their relatives. My prayers and sympathy go out to all who have suffered losses.
Sea Level Rise: Is it the greatest threat the posed by Climate Change today?
The press tells us it is:
“The current best estimates predict that sea level will rise up to 6.6 feet, or 2 meters, by the year 2100.” — The Climate Institute, “Sea Level Rise: Risk and Resilience in Coastal Cities” by Erin A. Thead
“A rapid disintegration of Antarctica might, in the worst case, cause the sea to rise so fast that tens of millions of coastal refugees would have to flee inland…
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