Brooks: Rocks, Silt Creating Sea-Level Rise

“Every time you have that soil or rock or whatever it is that is deposited into the seas, that forces the sea levels to rise, because now you have less space in those oceans, because the bottom is moving up.”

— Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), claiming in a congressional hearing that land erosion plays a significant role in sea-level rise and not climate change, Science Magazine reports.

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