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    Stefan Rahmstorf1, Grant Foster2 and Anny Cazenave3

    1 Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany
    2 Tempo Analytics, 303 Campbell Road, Garland, ME 04939, USA
    3 Laboratoire d’Etudes en G´eophysique et Oc´eanographie Spatiales, Toulouse, France
    E-mail: stefan@pik-potsdam.de

    Received 19 July 2012
    Accepted for publication 9 November 2012
    Published 27 November 2012

    Online at stacks.iop.org/ERL/7/044035

    Abstract

    We analyse global temperature and sea-level data for the past few decades and compare them to projections published in the third and fourth assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The results show that global temperature continues to increase in good agreement with the best estimates of the IPCC, especially if we account for the effects of short-term variability due to the El Ni˜no/Southern Oscillation, volcanic activity and solar variability. The rate of sea-level rise of the past few decades, on the other hand, is greater than projected by the IPCC models. This suggests that IPCC sea-level projections for the future may also be biased low.

    http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/7/4/044035/pdf/1748-9326_7_4_044035.pdf
     
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    United Nations IPCC Report.

    Scam.
     
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    Hey Old cocks, errrr, I mean Old Rocks.... Why don't you stand by the water front and drown when the seas rise.

    Stupid idiot...
     
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    I do appreciate the intellect displayed in such erudite replys.
     
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    lulz.

    You wouldn't know in any case.
     

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