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New report: Coastal Cities Will Drown In Around 50 Years

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Sea levels are projected to rise faster than previously thought – as much as 10 feet within the next 50 years – precipitating an undeniable and irreversible effect on coastal cities like New York and Miami,  according to a new study by 17 of the world’s top climate change experts.

This suggests rates of glacial melt have been drastically underestimated and that large numbers of people resideing now in the very areas that could be underwater within just a few decades will need to be relocated.

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August 1, 2015

Orval Kidd says:

Maybe they will build big dams to protect the coastline built entirely out the money they pilfer from us. But like the scientist predicted in the 70's we would be in a Ice Age by now, nobody will be around in 500 years anyway with the Mers Virus , Solar flares, Asteroids Nuclear weapons going off, Giant Volcano's , Giant Tsunamis well you get the idea.

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