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Sea level rise, and what can be done about it

Sea level rise, and what can be done about it

(12:23) Climate scientist and policy advisor Robert Kopp explains the links between ice shelves, ice sheets, and sea level rise. youtube.com/user/TheRealNews

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Guest: scraytimes976 (142 days ago)

Ice, in water, takes up more space, than when it is melted! Therefore, melting ice will reduce sea levels and not increase them.

the problem is that all the data is supplied ONLY by government-paid scientists. Then, all other scientists can only use the data supplied to them. If you start questioning the data, you will be excommunicated!

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Ice, in water, takes up more space, than when it is melted! Therefore, melting ice will reduce sea levels and not increase them.

the problem is that all the data is supplied ONLY by government-paid scientists. Then, all other scientists can only use the data supplied to them. If you start questioning the data, you will be excommunicated!

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danskal danskal (142 days ago)

Ice floating in a sink results in the same water level when melted. Ice by the side of the sink will cause the level to rise as it melts and slides into the sink. Also, water expands as it gets warmer.

You don't need to rely on "government scientists", you can try the experiment yourself.

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Ice floating in a sink results in the same water level when melted. Ice by the side of the sink will cause the level to rise as it melts and slides into the sink. Also, water expands as it gets warmer.

You don't need to rely on "government scientists", you can try the experiment yourself.

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WalterEgo WalterEgo (142 days ago)

Is that true about sea level reducing when ice melts? The submerged part of an iceberg will displace less water when the ice melts, but what about the ice above the water? Doesn't that make up for the loss of volume below the surface?

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Is that true about sea level reducing when ice melts? The submerged part of an iceberg will displace less water when the ice melts, but what about the ice above the water? Doesn't that make up for the loss of volume below the surface?

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Guest: (142 days ago)

The sea level won't change. Google Archimedes' principle.

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The sea level won't change. Google Archimedes' principle.

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Primate Primate (139 days ago)
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Only if all the ice is in the water. Google Greenland and Antarctica.

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Only if all the ice is in the water. Google Greenland and Antarctica.

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COncernedCitizen COncernedCitizen (143 days ago)

The audio quality was so poor that I considered not watching more than the first minute of the video but I somehow managed to suffer through it. You would think a professional channel like the Real News could afford some quality microphones. If it's a problem with the skype or whatever internet conference software they used, then they could still record the audio separately to replace it post production. I'm not going to subject myself to that torture again.

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The audio quality was so poor that I considered not watching more than the first minute of the video but I somehow managed to suffer through it. You would think a professional channel like the Real News could afford some quality microphones. If it's a problem with the skype or whatever internet conference software they used, then they could still record the audio separately to replace it post production. I'm not going to subject myself to that torture again.

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Guest: (142 days ago)

The world needs heroes.

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The world needs heroes.

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Maxwell1956 Maxwell1956 (139 days ago)

nothing ...as long as the Rothchilde's own Associated Press and Reuters.

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nothing ...as long as the Rothchilde's own Associated Press and Reuters.

LINK

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Guest: SimplwSimon98 (142 days ago)

Any physicist will tell you that you should wear black in summer and NOT white! Although white will reflect heat away - there is also heat within (the skin) that needs to be displaced, but will get reflected back into the body.

Therefore, Reducing ice surface on the earth, will help it to keep cooler and not heat it up!

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Any physicist will tell you that you should wear black in summer and NOT white! Although white will reflect heat away - there is also heat within (the skin) that needs to be displaced, but will get reflected back into the body.

Therefore, Reducing ice surface on the earth, will help it to keep cooler and not heat it up!

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