Miami’s Vice

A brilliant picture presentation by WUWT guest blogger Kip Hansen expertly debunks Miami’s supposed global-warming-induced, sea-level rise/flooding hysteria!

“Miami Beach is at such grave risk of sea water flooding today that it should preemptively be declared a disaster zone – not because of global-warming-driven sea level rise but due to a seeming total lack of sensible civil engineering standards and sensible building codes.”

Watts Up With That?

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen

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Miami Beach has a vice – a bad one – a dangerous one.

Miami’s vice is water, as in waterfront.  Everybody seems to want a house on the waterfront, a house on a canal, with a boat tied to the dock.

So what’s not to like about that?  After all, my wife and I live on our boat.

The New York Times (and the LA Times) has been running story after story about Miami flooding, Miami King Tides, Miami sea level rise threating billions of dollars of infrastructure.

Like these:

Intensified by Climate Change, ‘King Tides’ Change Ways of Life in Florida

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

A Sharp Increase In ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding

Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate

These news pieces offer images such as:

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NASA “Sea Level Rise” Fraud

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‘Sea Level Rise’ is just one in a long line of propaganda metrics used by the climate crisis industry to promote the narrative that your CO2 emissions are causing unprecedented climate change.

What ‘sea-level rise’ alarmists won’t tell you is that seas have risen 400 feet (120m) over the past 20,000 years, since the end of the last Ice Age. And over the past 200 years have been rising at a steady rate of 1.7-1.8 mm/year according to NOAA.

Climate change and sea level rise over the past 20,000 years :

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Annotated graph via Tony Heller’s Real Science humorously notes the impact your SUV has had on sea-level rise versus Nature over the past 20,000 years :

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Distinguishing Between Natural And Man-Made Sea Level Rise | Real Science

Sea Level Rise acceleration?

There has been no acceleration of sea-level rise since industrialisation. And critically, something other than evil plant food “Carbon Dioxide” caused seas to rise around 1790.

Important to note that 85% of man-made CO2 was emitted after 1945 :

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It wasn’t CO2: Global sea levels started rising before 1800 « JoNova

 

What we know about rising seas :

  • Seas have been rising for the past 20,000 years, since the end of the last Ice Age.
  • Something other than CO2 caused the current steady rise around 1790.
  • No acceleration since 1790.

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With that hard science and peer-reviewed data in the vault, enter the climate fiddlers from the ‘Ministry of Truth’ – NASA…

 

 

Tony Heller of Real Climate Science has spent thousands upon thousands of hours of unpaid work exposing the relentless fraudulent adjustments and data tampering pushed out of government (taxpayer funded) climate institutions – NASA, NOAA, NSIDC, NCDC, CSIRO, BoM, UN IPCC to name a few.

The fraudulent data is then fed to the sycophant, global warming alarmist mainstream media, published as gospel, and voilà – the “Climate Change Crisis” is born!

This recent post via Real Climate Science on NASA tampering of Sea-level rise highlights the blatant malfeasance that these government funded institutions will undertake in order to push the man-made global warming climate change agenda, and keep the “Greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud in history” rolling and the billions upon billions of taxpayer funds flowing…

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NASA Shows How Science Fraud Is Done

 

In 1982, NASA showed that sea level rise dropped off sharply after 1950.

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NASA said that there was a high correlation with global surface temperature (i.e. global warming occurred from 1880 to 1940 and slowed considerably after 1950.)

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In 1990, the IPCC said there was no convincing evidence of an acceleration in sea level rise during the 20th century.

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The 1995 IPCC report showed no warming from the 1950’s to the 1990’s.

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The NASA/IPCC data wrecked two essential parts of the global warming scam – post-1950 warming and post-1950 sea level rise. So they found people who were willing to change the data to match the models. The current NASA sea level data is based on this confirmation bias fishing expedition.

This acceleration is an important confirmation of climate change simulations

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Church J, White N.. A 20th century acceleration in global sea-level rise. Geophys Res Lett 33: L01602

The overlay below shows how they changed the post-1950 data to match the theory.

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Church and White discovered a mysterious break in sea level in the year 1926, when sea level rise rates suddenly increased by almost 250% to 1,94 mm/year.

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Data

I can’t find one single tide gauge anywhere on the planet which shows this post-1926 acceleration. The Church and White study is utter nonsense.

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But the NASA fraud gets worse. Their tide gauge data says 1.94 mm/year, but their web site shows 3.4 mm/year.

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Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet: Sea Level

Only 10% of NOAA tide gauges show that much sea level rise, and all of those are in places where the land is rapidly sinking.

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NOAA says sea level is rising half as fast as NASA’s claims.

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absolute global sea level rise is believed to be 1.7-1.8 millimeters/year

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NASA sea level claims are blatant fraud – being done right in front of our faces.

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NASA Global Temperature Fraud Related :

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Mainstream Media Sea Level Rise Alarmism :


L.A. Times climate science denial article instead shows the Times clearly denying well established climate science

Shock news : Global Warming hysterical mainstream media, spewing anti-science alarmist agitprop.

Watts Up With That?

The L. A. Times published an article claiming that “Trump’s climate science denial clashes with the reality of rising seas in Florida

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The article fails to address easily available and comprehensive NOAA tide gauge data updated through the year 2015 (http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_us.htm) showing that the Florida coastline is experiencing no acceleration in coastal sea level rise and that the rate of coastal sea level rise there remains constant and consistent over more than 100 years of long term period tide gauge data measurements.

This long term steady rate of coastal sea level rise is documented at numerous locations around the state including Mayport, Fernandina Beach, Key West, St. Petersburg, Cedar Key, and Pensacola.

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Climate alarmists have been falsely claiming for 3 decades now that coastal sea level rise is accelerating but NOAA tide gauge data demonstrates that this is not happening in Florida or anywhere else around…

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MALDIVES 🇲🇻 Opening Four New Underwater Airports

This ‘Notalotofpeopleknowthat’ post is from a while back, but worth a reminder that when you take out the key drivers of the climate alarm industry – emotions, groupthink, virtue signalling, moral and political posturing, and get back to the ‘science’ of non-emotional analysis of hard data, there simply is no sea-level rise “crisis”.

If there was, or sea-level rise was “accelerating” so dangerously, due to human activity, as we are repeatedly mis-informed by the climate crisis industry, developers would not risk billions investing in long-term infrastructure projects only meters from the seashore!

More hard data on the tropical island sea-level rise fraud here 👉 44th Pacific “Sinking Islands” Extortion Forum (COP21 Update 2015) https://climatism.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/44th-pacific-sinking-islands-extortion-forum/

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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While Louise Gray was wetting her knickers in the Daily Telegraph at the prospect of handing over billions of our money to compensate low lying island states, and our ludicrous Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, talked about helping “people who are losing their countries below the waves”, the Maldives have been busy getting on with life in the real world.

During the past year, they have been busy building four new airports.

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The sea levels are now reducing in the “hotspots of acceleration” of Washington and New York

When is that colourless, odourless, trace gas and plant food ‘Carbon Dioxide’ (aka “pollution”), currently emitted at ‘record’ levels, meant to kick in and submerge the Statue Of Liberty, as Nat Geo assures us?

Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Giordano Bruno

Hopefully everybody remember Sallenger’s “hot spots” of sea level acceleration along the East Coast of the US.

Asbury H. Sallenger Jr, Kara S. Doran & Peter A. Howd, Hotspot of accelerated sea-level rise on the Atlantic coast of North America, Nature Climate Change 2, 884–888 (2012), doi:10.1038/nclimate1597

This was one of the many examples of bad science misinterpreting the sea level oscillations by cherry picking the time window.

As 6 more years of data have been collected, let see if the hotspots are now the “hottest on record” or if they have cooled down.

The logic of Sallenger & co. was based on the comparison of the rate of rise of sea levels over the first and second half of time windows of 60, 50 and 40 years, i.e. the comparison of the rate of rise over the first and the last 30, 25 and…

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NASA Sea Level Fraud

When measuring the temperature of the atmosphere, NASA and the climate crisis industry refuse to acknowledge the much more comprehensive and accurate satellite data sets, UAH and RSS, as both show no global warming at all over the past 20 years. Instead they opt for the UHI effected and massively tampered with, GISStemp land-based data set.

Yet to measure sea-level rise, they are more than happy to use satellite data, over (land-based) tidal gauge data, when a glitch in the system fits their warming bias.

Shameless cherry picking and the biggest wilful scientific scandal in history.

Real Science

NASA shows 3.24 mm/year sea level rise on their web site. They call it “Facts” – when in fact it is blatant fraud.

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Until early December 2015, NOAA had this web page up showing about half that much sea level rise. NOAA just made it disappear ahead of COP 21.

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the absolute global sea level rise is believed to be 1.7-1.8 millimeters/year.

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Here is the web archive link from September 10, 2015

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So let’s look at how NASA committed their fraud. The first thing they did was to add in a 0.3 mm/year “Global Isostatic Adjustment” (GIA) to their satellite data.  This is a completely fraudulent adjustment based on theoretical sea floor sinking – which should be used to calculate the sea floor height

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44th Pacific “Sinking Islands” Extortion Forum (COP21 Update)

Two years has passed from first publishing this post, and there is still no sea-level rise in the same Pacific islands that 40,000 COP21 Paris climate delegates and climate catastrophists assure you are “drowning”. (See UPDATE 2015)

These are the same Pacific islands that Australia’s warmist PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has just granted USD $1,000,000,000 (One Thousand Million Dollars) to help stop a sea level rise that isn’t happening. Breathtaking insanity and a hubris that would make King Canute blush, ultimately defrauding Australian taxpayers of their hard-earned money.

Did anyone in the Australian government google “Pacific Island sea-level rise data” before pledging a billion to the UN? Silly question.

If someone in government had spent 10 minutes and 10 cents googling, they would have found no cause for concern at all.

Climate Change, Climate Disruption, Global Warming or Global Weirding is not about science or the environment. It never was.

You are witnessing the biggest scam in history, jam packed with deceit and fraud. Evidence of this can be found in this post, which cost nothing more than a laptop and a few hours…

Climatism

“We live in constant fear of the adverse impacts of climate change. For a coral atoll nation, sea level rise and more severe weather events loom as a growing threat to our entire population. The threat is real and serious, and is of no difference to a slow and insidious form of terrorism against us.
– Saufatu Sopoanga, fmr Prime Minister of Tuvalu, at the 58th Session of the United Nations General Assembly New York, 24th September 2003

No matter if the science of global warming is all phony…
climate change provides the greatest opportunity to
bring about justice and equality in the world
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– Christine Stewart,
former Canadian Minister of the Environment

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Sinking islands call for NZ action – NZ Herald 3/9/2013

MAJURO, Marshall Islands – A tense opening session of the 44th Pacific Islands Forum has been dominated by appeals from Pacific…

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No one leaving this “sinking” island. So what gives?

“We live in constant fear of the adverse impacts of climate change. For a coral atoll nation, sea level rise and more severe weather events loom as a growing threat to our entire population. The threat is real and serious, and is of no difference to a slow and insidious form of terrorism against us.
– Saufatu Sopoanga, fmr Prime Minister of Tuvalu, at the 58th Session of the United Nations General Assembly New York, 24th September 2003

No matter if the science of global warming is all phony…
climate change provides the greatest opportunity to
bring about justice and equality in the world
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– Christine Stewart,
former Canadian Minister of the Environment

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Via Herald Sun | Andrew Bolt :

Al Gore claimed climate refugees were fleeing drown Pacific islands. Bill Shorten visited Kiribati this week to see for himself the great danger.

Yet the islanders don’t seem to feel in any imminent danger at all:

The New Zealand immigration department sets aside 75 places a year in a lottery for migrants from Kiribati, and at the moment it can’t fill them. President Anote Tong suggests that is because things aren’t desperate enough yet.

No, they aren’t. Not when 80 per cent of those “sinking” Pacific and Indian Ocean islands are in fact growing or stable

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For scientific data exposing Pacific and Indian Ocean Island nations Sea-Level rise opportunism, see here :



Scientists Recycling The Identical Sea Level Fraud – Every Generation

Ha. Great post.

Real Science

Thirty years ago, scientists predicted one meter sea level rise in 60 years.

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31 Aug 1986 – Sea level ‘to rise metre in 60 years’

How did that brainless forecast turn out? Sea level at Adelaide has hardly changed for 40 years.

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And thirty years later, NASA is recycling the same brainless forecast – which has no basis in science or reality.

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Global warming: NASA reveals Greenland ice shelf melting fast

These people are criminals, lying to you and using scare tactics to extort your money. Will you listen to them, or will you call them out for being the scumbags that they are?

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Pacific Islands Not Drowning. Not Battered By More Cyclones. Not Our Fault

Alarmist cries of rapid sea level rise and extreme weather events, resulting in Pacific islanders losing their homes are completely unsubstantiated by empirical evidence, real-world data and peer-reviewed science.

South Pacific Islands are not sinking. Claims that they are, due to human-driven sea level rise, are scientifically false, and therefore opportunistic.

The purported plight of The Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu and other Pacific Island nations, serve merely as emotional arguments to promote big Government and the global climate agenda for centralised economic and energy control. Whilst less organised and cash-strapped Pacific Island nations use the associated climate guilt as a vehicle to pursue compensation ($100 Billion UN Climate fund) to be paid for by Western nations. Economic outcomes in line with the United Nations’ wealth redistribution agenda.

See more: https://climatism.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/44th-pacific-sinking-islands-extortion-forum/

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Global warming activists in Oxfam and Fairfax newspapers re completely impervious to scientific evidence.

Take this report by Michael Gordon in The Age:

Global Warming PoliticsTony Abbott faces a cool reception when he flies to Port Moresby this week from Pacific Island leaders who say global inaction on climate change threatens their existence.

The Prime Minister stands accused of largely ignoring the calls for more ambitious emissions reduction targets and stronger support for islands facing extreme weather events and rising sea levels…

The case for stronger action by Australia and New Zealand is pressed in report called A Question of Survival prepared for the meeting of Pacific Island Forum Leaders by Oxfam Australia…

The report accuses the two governments of failing to respond to the “wake-up call” of Cyclone Pam’s devastation of Vanuatu six months ago and catastrophic flooding in Kiribati and Tuvalu earlier this year.

First:…

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