DOHA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Sea levels are rising 60 percent faster than U.N. projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.
The 2007 IPCC maximum estimate was 59 cm by 2100. Even the most bloated University of Colorado numbers are only half that, at 3.1 mm/year.
The report, issued during U.N. talks in Qatar on combating climate change, also said temperatures were creeping higher in line with U.N. scenarios, rejecting hopes the rate had been exaggerated.
Temperatures are falling, as is the reputation and integrity of the scientific community.
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