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‘Landification’ – or ‘land emergence’: Even with sea level rise, around the world coastal land area has increased 13,000 square miles or about size of Belgium!

Kip Hansen: “Land emergence”  — or the gaining of dry land…Compare these two versions:  Google Translate version of the Japanese page with the English version provided by the publisher.


Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.: “If sea level rise is ongoing and inexorable, then all else equal, the areal extent of global land areas should be shrinking, especially in low-lying continental areas and among tropical islands…However, from 1985 to 2015 — a period when global sea levels increased by about 60 millimeters (about 2.4 inches) — the areal extent of global coastal land increased by almost 34,000 square kilometers (about 13k square miles), or about the size of Belgium home to more than 11 million people.”

The literature on landification is in strong consensus that global land areas, even along coasts, are generally increasing in areal extent. For example, Mao et al. 2021 looked at global shorelines and found that instead of retreating on a global scale they are generally expanding:

At almost all latitudes and longitudes landification is winning out over erosion and SLR. Figure 9 from Mao et al. 2021.

New Study: Unprecedented mass gain over the Antarctic ice sheet between 2021 & 2022 – Published in Nov. 2023 – Environmental Research Letters “The Antarctic Ice Sheet (AIS) showed a record-breaking mass gain of 129.7 ± 69.6 Gt/yr between 2021 and 2022. During this period, the mass gain over the East AIS and Antarctic Peninsula was unprecedented within the past two decades, and it outpaced the mass loss in the Amundsen sector of the West AIS from […]

Media’s latest Antarctic ice scare debunked – It is ‘frankly a con’ Antarctica’s melting ice shelves have unleashed 7.5 TRILLION tonnes of water into the oceans since 1997–Daily Mail By Paul Homewood We’re all going to drown – Part 94 Over the last 25 years, Antarctica’s melting ice sheets have released a staggering 7.5 trillion tonnes of water into the ocean, a study has revealed. Analyzing […]

Dems warn of 30-foot sea level rise without action on climate – Resolution argues that climate has disproportionate impact on children, & demands a government-led response By Patrick Hauf | Fox News Dozens of House Democrats put forward legislation last week that claims the sea level will rise as much as 30 feet by the year 2100 if the government does not act to counter climate change. The non-binding resolution from 65 Democrats argues there is a disproportionate impact of climate change […]

Govt Panel: Germany should create ‘climate passport’ for refugees – A ‘climate card’ & a ‘climate work visa’ would offer ‘permanent residency’

  Germany should create ‘climate passport’ for refugees – expert council Clean Energy Wire, 10 May 2023 Germany should introduce a ‘climate passport’ for people displaced by the effects of climate change, an independent government advisory panel has proposed in its annual report. The Expert Council on Integration and Migration (SVR) said that Germany, as a […]

Flashback 2019: Solution to living with global warming! ‘$5.9 million, solar-powered floating home, you won’t mind how high the sea level rises — because you’ll rise right with it’ By Ron Hurtibise Miami-based Arkup LLC is at the Miami Yacht Show from Feb. 15 to 18 displaying this $5.9 million, solar-powered, hurricane-resistant floating home. The off-grid “livable yacht” can be piloted along coastlines or put down its hydraulic pilings to be as stable as a home on land, Arkup says. (Arkup / Courtesy) When you’re […]

Sea Level Is Stable Around The World… The Good News The Media Don’t Want Us To Hear “No accelerating sea level rise”… “no correlation between CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere and sea level rise”. Dr. Jay Lehr, Dennis Hedke  First appearing at CFACT. We have been studying climate change and potentially associated sea level changes resulting from melting ice and warming oceans for a half century. In the 1970s our primary concern was global […]

Do You Believe in Climate Models?! Miami should begin ‘preparing for evacuation’ due to climate change, Berkeley professor argues By Lindsay Kornick | Fox News Daniel Aldana Cohen argued that it would help ‘force municipalities’ across the country to get serious about climate change Daniel Aldana Cohen and Samantha Schuyler provided arguments regarding the question “Should We Start Preparing for the Evacuation of Miami?” in a piece for The Nation on Friday. Cohen, a UC Berkeley […]

The new Global Temperature Pause is 8 years 2 months long – & counting

Special to Climate Depot By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The only reliable global-temperature database, the University of Alabama at Huntsville’s satellite record kept by Dr John Christy and Dr Roy Spencer, who designed, built and operate the satellites and process and publish the data, is exactly 44 years old this month. It shows there has […]

Climate Computer Projections & Attribution Claims — versus Reality – Maldives claims sinking but has expanded tourism & built new airports

Special to Climate Depot  By Dennis Ambler AT COP 27 this year there are great demands for “reparations” for “Climate Change Damage” purportedly caused by the Industrial Revolution and the use of carbon-based fuels by Western nations since. We have become used to theatrical events staged by activist advisers to Small Island States, such as […]