New study finds sea levels rising only 7 in. per century – with no acceleration

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Fig. 3.  Global sea level reconstruction since 1807, blue shadow represents 5 and 95% confidence intervalfrom CO2 Science: The authors write that “satellite altimetry measurements since 1993 have provided unique information about changes in global and regional mean sea levels,” suggesting a mean rate of rise of 3.2 mm/yr for global sea level over the period 1993-2012 (Boening et al., 2012; Cazenave et al., 2012), which “notably exceeds the estimate of 1.8 mm/yr sea level rise for the 20th century (Bindoff et al., 2007).”

So which rate is closest to the truth?

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