SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
A Rational Discussion of Climate Change: the Science, the Evidence, the Response
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Sea Level Rise. The global sea level rose about 17 centimeters (6.7 inches) in the last century. The rate in the last decade, however, is nearly double that of the last century.
Actually, sea level rise rates have not changed a bit – when you measure them the same way as you did in the past.