Al Gore Schooled by Mayor of an Eroding Island

“I’m not a scientist but I’m a keen observer, and if sea level rise is occurring, why am I not seeing signs of it?”


For more on Tangier Island and its subsidence (sinking) problem Vs sea-level rise, see here…

Watts Up With That?

Tangier Island, Virginia Tangier Island, Virginia. By Seriousresearcher13Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

h/t Eric Simpson – Al Gore was left floundering when his claims of sea level rise in Chesapeake Bay were challenged by someone who lives there.

Al Gore Schooled on Climate Change By the Mayor of an Eroding Virginia Island

Nick Kangadis, @TruthOfChicago
August. 2. 2017

Mayor James Eskridge, of Tangier Island, Va., was one of the lucky audience members that got to ask Gore a question — one Gore was not prepared to answer.

Here’s what Eskridge had to say:

“I’m a commercial crabber, and I’ve been working the Chesapeake Bay for 50-plus years. And I have a crab house business out on the water. And water level is the same it was when the place was built in 1970. I’m not a scientist but I’m a keen observer, and if sea level…

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