New research by Dr. Roger Bezdek shows that excessive groundwater pumping, not manmade "global warming," is the primary cause of subsidence in coastal areas studied -- subsidence that gives the false appearance of sea level rise. The best way to protect these coastal lands is to stop or sharply curtail groundwater pumping that collapses water tables and leads all too often to saltwater intrusion.
Scientists, policy experts and interested people are gathering at the Berlin Marriott Hotel on November 11th and 12th for a climate and energy conference presented by EIKE, the European Institute for Climate and Energy and co-sponsored by CFACT.
CFACT used our display at COP 21 to inject four "inconvenient facts" into the COP. They are the kind of rock solid, 100% scientifically valid points that leave the warming-indoctrinated spluttering. Here they are.
What do you know? Turns out the reason that the West Antarctic ice sheet is melting a bit is that there is a volcano under it that is active. So global warming is not to blame -- which makes sense, given that the rest of the ice sheet in Antarctica is growing at a rapid pace. Of course, the warmists want us to ignore the rest of the story salivate on the icebergs breaking off from the Pine Island glacier (thanks to volcanic activity that they want to ignore).
It seems that Greens will make up just about any scary scenario they can hoodwink people with so that they can extend their own power and influence over an ignorant society. This is nothing new. "The sky is falling!" -- the story of Chicken Little -- goes back at least 25 centures, we are told. Facts matter little to these propagandists, who often believe their own lies after repeating them so often. But the truth is that sea level rise -- a natural phenomenon -- has slowed of late and poses little or no threat to any current land mass on the planet.
Climate alarmists may be likened unto those who yell "fire" in a crowded theatre when there is no fire at all. Robert Endlich herein traces the history of sea level change from the Wisconsin Ice Age of 18,000 years ago through to Roman and medieval times and to the modern era. He remarks that sea level is unlikely to be affected in response to tax policies that make energy more expensive and economies less roi