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James E Neumann

Principal, Industrial Economics

Expertise: Guest analyst - Economics of climate change adaptation, Impacts of sea

Analysis of "Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries"

Justin Gillis reports on new results showing that the current rate of sea level rise is unprecedented in a record dating back 2,000 years. The article explains that this rise is attributable to human induced climate change and that higher sea levels are already impacting coastal communities. The seven scientists who reviewed the article confirmed that it is accurate and insightful.

Analysis of “Climate Change Will Cause Increased Flooding In Coastal Cities ”

“The article discusses a manuscript that is still under “open access” review, so naturally there is still significant (and public) discussion about the details among scientific reviewers. Overall the article is accurate, […] and it correctly states that sea level rise is a real problem regardless of this particular Hansen publication.”