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Marxism] Ice Apocalypse: Rapid Collapse of Antarctic Glaciers Could Flood Coastal Cities by the End of This Century

November 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.marxmail.org/msg148256.html

> Three feet of sea-level rise would be bad, leading to more frequent

> flooding of U.S. cities such as New Orleans, Houston, New York, and Miami.
> Pacific Island nations, like the Marshall Islands, would lose most of their
> territory. Unfortunately, it now seems like three feet is possible only
> under the rosiest of scenarios
> .
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> At six feet, though, around 12 million people in the United States would
> be displaced, and the world’s most vulnerable megacities, like Shanghai,
> Mumbai, and Ho Chi Minh City, could be wiped off the map.
>
> At 11 feet, land currently inhabited by hundreds of millions of people
>
worldwide
> would wind up underwater. South Florida would be largely uninhabitable;
> floods on the scale of Hurricane Sandy would strike twice a month in New
> York and New Jersey, as the tug of the moon alone would be enough to send
> tidewaters into homes and buildings.
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>
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> http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/
> 46971-ice-apocalypse-rapid-collapse-of-antarctic-
> glaciers-could-flood-coastal-cities-by-the-end-of-this-century

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