Hansen Predicts 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise by 2100

Former NASA Scientist and preeminent climate predictor James Hansen has released a new study saying the ice sheets of Greenland are melting 10 times faster than predicted and there could be 10 feet in sea level rise by 2100. He also says a 2 degree (only) increase in global temperatures as a target for an international agreement on climate change is not going to cut it.

This man has been called alarmist, and right by the same people. Great coverage on Slate.com by Eric Holthaus here.

And also in the Daily Beast here by Mark Hertsgaard