The USGS published a paper last week claiming that sea level between Cape Hatteras and Cape Cod was rising much faster than the global average. The graph above shows the average rise over the last 15 years, as measured by satellites at the five locations shown above.
It turns out that the hot spot is actually a cold spot, with sea level rising at 1.7 mm/year over the last 15 years – just over half the global average.
The geniuses at USGS are failing to account for the effects of glacial rebound and subsidence in their study. Then they went and fantasized some theories about global warming driven ocean currents – based on their useless data.
Glacial rebound from the last ice age is not caused by CO2, unless you have the IQ of a turnip.