We’ve all heard the sometimes hysterical claims, from Green Guru Gore and others, that rising water levels are going to drown us all, because driving our SUVs will melt the polar icepack, or something.  I’ve even heard that islands are supposed to disappear because of it. Of course, these claims are the basis for increasing government control of every aspect of life and directing wealth from producers to favored constituents, or patrons, or other governments. What are friends for?

But Christopher Booker of the Telegraph calls bull.  Rise of sea levels is ‘the greatest lie ever told’

But if there is one scientist who knows more about sea levels than anyone else in the world it is the Swedish geologist and physicist Nils-Axel Mörner, formerly chairman of the INQUA International Commission on Sea Level Change. And the uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner, who for 35 years has been using every known scientific method to study sea levels all over the globe, is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story.

Despite fluctuations down as well as up, “the sea is not rising,” he says. “It hasn’t risen in 50 years.” If there is any rise this century it will “not be more than 10cm (four inches), with an uncertainty of plus or minus 10cm”. And quite apart from examining the hard evidence, he says, the elementary laws of physics (latent heat needed to melt ice) tell us that the apocalypse conjured up by Al Gore and Co could not possibly come about.

He does science the old-fashioned way:

The reason why Dr Mörner, formerly a Stockholm professor, is so certain that these claims about sea level rise are 100 per cent wrong is that they are all based on computer model predictions, whereas his findings are based on “going into the field to observe what is actually happening in the real world”.

Want to see how the alarmists rig the data?  One example:

One of his most shocking discoveries was why the IPCC [UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] has been able to show sea levels rising by 2.3mm a year. Until 2003, even its own satellite-based evidence showed no upward trend. But suddenly the graph tilted upwards because the IPCC’s favoured experts had drawn on the finding of a single tide-gauge in Hong Kong harbour showing a 2.3mm rise. The entire global sea-level projection was then adjusted upwards by a “corrective factor” of 2.3mm, because, as the IPCC scientists admitted, they “needed to show a trend”.

You can’t believe one word out of the climate change groupies’ mouths.

Thanks to EU Referendum