Friday, February 26, 2016

OMG ! Sea Level Rising Setting Historic Pace

If there is anyone who really thinks that the Paris Climate Accord is going to have an impact on climate change, we feel sorry for their delusional state and they should see a Doctor immediately. Why? 


The climate could care less about our human aspirations, agreements or negotiations - that's an irrefutable fact,  law  and science.


So what was all the fuss about?   



The Future is Flooded: 


Seas Rising Faster Than They Have In 28 Centuries





With all the greenhouse-gases we already emitted, we cannot stop the seas from rising altogether, but we can substantially limit the rate of the rise by ending the use of fossil fuels.'

When it comes to swelling oceans that threaten coastal communities around the world, it's bad, and it's going to get worse.

Sea levels are rising faster than they have in the last three millennia, and that rate continues to accelerate due to the burning of fossil fuels, according to new research published Monday. 

One study appearing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences states that "almost certainly, more than half of the 20th century rise has been caused by human activity, possibly even all of it."

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According to DWN, the police officer who revealed the real state of affairs during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne has not hurt the police. "The [real] damage has been caused by those who told tales out of opportunistic motives and presented the reality in pictured reality a distorted way. They not only caused the damage to the police, but to the public as well," the article said, adding that the whistleblower who exposed the Cologne attacks is actually a real "hero."



The 50 kilometre aerial commute allows the father of three to live in Nanaimo, B.C., where homes cost about a quarter of those in Vancouver, one of the world’s frothiest markets with average homes selling for $1.3 million. He’s encouraging some of his employees to do the same.



There is General Electric's sale of its appliance business to Qingdao-based Haier, Zoomlion's bid for the heavy-lifting-equipment maker Terex Corp., and ChemChina's record-breaking deal for the Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, valued at $48 billion.


Facing Default, Some Student Loan Borrowers Flee Abroad


Millions of Americans owe a collective $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, and roughly a quarter of them are behind in their payments. As they struggle to stay afloat, some have even sought refuge abroad, where it’s possible to escape student loan collectors – but only for those who plan never to return to the United States.

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http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2016/02/23/student-loan-borrowers-flee-abroad



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