“They keep saying that sea levels are rising an' all this. It's nowt to do with the icebergs melting, it's because there's too many fish in it. Get rid of some of the fish and the water will drop. Simple. Basic science.” ― Karl Pilkington
That's a tongue in cheek quote, but here's another from UN IPCC's SPM:
"Rising sea level is consistent with warming"
That's a good thing. The alternative is still being stuck in the Little Ice Age. However scientists inform us that the rate of sea level rise is slowing:
Reference Watson, P.J., 2011. Is there evidence yet of acceleration in mean sea level rise around mainland Australia? Journal of Coastal Research 27, 368-377.From the Australian
Two Australian researchers have had a paper published in Sustainability Science 8 july 2013: