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Comment: Incorrect assumption on level of rise

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Incorrect assumption on level of rise

"and all of that melted ice will put much of the US underwater."

Multiple sources show that if every bit of ice melted and got into the ocean we'd be looking at between 200-250 feet of rise. The US would be changed less than you believe, check out the National Geographic link. :)

http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/environment/waterworld.html
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice...
http://www.amnh.org/ology/features/askascientist/question18.php