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Twitter Drive-By Shooting: Whew! Just Blanks (As Always)

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So there I was Tweeting about the various observations that show the climate system is warming, when all of a sudden, BLAM! BLAM! BLAM! A few of my factually-challenged Tweeps were taking shots at me. Did I panic? Nah. These Tweeps rarely use real bullets.

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Written by Scott Mandia

July 8, 2013 at 5:10 am

71,000 New Yorkers: “Rise Does Matter!”

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Superstorm Sandy produced record storm surge levels for locations in and around the NY City metropolitan region. One way that global warming made Sandy worse is because global warming is causing sea levels to rise. Sea levels have risen more than a foot in the New York City region since the Industrial Revolution. So what difference did this extra foot make for the citizens of New York City? Quite a lot. 6,000 more people impacted for each inch of rise!

70,929 more people and 30,551 more homes flooded.

8ft surge vs. 9 ft surge for New York City residents

8ft surge vs. 9 ft surge for New York City residents

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Happy Halloween from The Caped Climate Crusader

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Caped Climate Crusader

The Caped Climate Crusader: Battling the evil forces of global warming deniers. "Faster than global T rise, more powerful than a stranded polar bear, able to leap over rising seas in a single bound."

Written by Scott Mandia

October 31, 2011 at 6:41 am

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