I would be remiss if I did not point out that legendary climate scientist Jim Hansen finds it "almost inconceivable that ‘business as usual’ climate change will not result in a rise in sea level measured in metres within a century."

That’s some scary sh*t. Hansen seems way out ahead of what any glaciologist is willing to say, which he attributes to "scientific reticence." I’m a little leery casting my lot in with an outlier on matters like this, but Hansen’s been an outlier before and has been richly vindicated.

Here’s an idea: maybe we should cut back on emissions just in case. Crazy, I know.

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