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Much of coastal north east England, down to London, and the northwest from Liverpool well inland will be submerged if the Greenland ice cap melts.  In time it will get worse if the West Antarctic Ice Sheet melts. These are not considered likely now, but it depends on the extent of GHGs added to the atmosphere and whether the effects remain linear.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Sep 7th, 2009 at 02:48:14 PM EST
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Levees my friend. It's not rocket science.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Mon Sep 7th, 2009 at 06:08:45 PM EST
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The Cocoanuts, starring the Marx Brothers--Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo | clown ministry | Marx Brothers Reviews
Groucho : All along the river, those are all levees.
Chico : That's the Jewish neighborhood?
Groucho : Well, we'll pass over that.


"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
by Melanchthon on Mon Sep 7th, 2009 at 06:24:51 PM EST
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