I was down in Beaufort last month at the Duke University Maritime Lab and the former director said that all their models are pointing to at least a 3' rise in sea level over the next century and that many coastal communities will be under water by 2100. Well, there are some in the NC Legislature who disagree with science.
This quote by Bill Chameides, current dean of the Duke U. Nichols School of the Environment pretty much sums it up:
Some in the state legislature may be feeling a good deal of self-satisfaction for concocting this little gambit, perhaps even high fiving each other and chanting things like “we don’t need no stinking climate scientists.”
Sea Level Rise, Melting Glaciers, and North Carolina Law
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