Will Your Foreclosed Home Be Worth More Underwater?April 16, 2014 19 comments Print Article
James Hansen, Climatologist from NASA speaks on the distressing changes the world is facing. MetroJacksonville proudly posts this brilliant speech from the leading authority on the science behind climate change, and posts detailed local maps showing what land disappears as sea level rises. Where is your home? Will you be underwater if the ocean rises? Or will you stay high and dry? Which of your favorite places will survive to the next century? Join us after the jump to find out the answers to these questions and more!
http://www.ted.com Top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why that makes him deeply worried about the future.
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Now for the gruesome forecasts! Here is a map of the Jacksonville area at the present sea levels.
Click to page 2 to see what disappears after 3 meters of rise: