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Fear of CO2

Ken Haapala
SEPP - The Science and Environmental Policy Project

Ken Haapala, SEPP, The Science and Environmental Policy Project - Those promoting fear of carbon dioxide (CO2) primarily use three possible threats: one, dangerous increased temperatures; two, change in ocean chemistry (called ocean acidification); and three, drastic sea level rise. John Christy’s February 2, 2016 testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space & Technology empirically demolishes the argument that increasing CO2 is causing significant global warming. Another fear is rapid sea level rise. Sea levels have risen about 400 feet, 120 meters, since the maximum extent of the last major Ice Age about 18,000 years ago. They will continue to rise until the onset of the next ice age.