In the 70s, they said the world would cool. It didn't. In the late 80s, they said we'd see an acceleration in the rate of sea level rise. We haven't. In the 90s, they said we'd see less snow. We haven't. Now, I found this one - Barrow, Alaska will be gone within a few decades. But talk is cheap, especially when their track record is so bad. But I don't expect anyone from the global warming cult will offer to take a dip in the Arctic if proven wrong. Rather, they'll rename it again, and blame "skeptics" for not joining their misguided religion. from The inmates are in charge of the asylum | Institute for Social Ecology The melting ice cap, which is predicted to raise sea levels by 4 feet world-wide over the next several decades, will translate into a 14 foot rise in sea levels on the North Slope of Alaska, putting Barrow and five other Inupiak communities under water, effectively bringing to an end a unique culture that has survived for six thousand years.