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Hansen 2007

Hansen, J.E., 2007: Scientific reticence and sea level rise. Environ. Res. Lett., 2, 024002, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/2/2/024002.

I suggest that a "scientific reticence" is inhibiting communication of a threat of potentially large sea level rise. Delay is dangerous because of system inertias that could create a situation with future sea level changes out of our control. I argue for calling together a panel of scientific leaders to hear evidence and issue a prompt plain-written report on current understanding of the sea level change issue.

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  • Reprinted in revised form in New Scientist, 195, iss. 2614 (July 28, 2007), 30-34.

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@article{ha01210n,
  author={Hansen, J. E.},
  title={Scientific reticence and sea level rise},
  year={2007},
  journal={Environ. Res. Lett.},
  volume={2},
  pages={024002},
  doi={10.1088%2F1748-9326%2F2%2F2%2F024002},
}

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ID  - ha01210n
AU  - Hansen, J. E.
PY  - 2007
TI  - Scientific reticence and sea level rise
JA  - Environ. Res. Lett.
VL  - 2
SP  - 024002
DO  - 10.1088%2F1748-9326%2F2%2F2%2F024002
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