The city of Bath, nestled on the western banks of the Kennebec River, is especially endangered by climate change and rising sea levels. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

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On Feb. 16, page eight of the BDN included   the story, “US could see major sea level rise in just 30 years.” I am just an ignorant high school graduate, 1962. But since when did two of Mother Nature’s laws change?

Number one: Water runs down hill. Number two: Water seeks its own level.

Unless there is a sudden addition of water added to the Atlantic Ocean all at once, not a 30-year trickle of ice melt and a 60 or 70 degree temperature change at the same time and, maybe, a high pressure would help, too. I think the one and a half foot level difference between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans would be dispersed around Cape Horn, Cape of Good Hope and under the remainder of the polar ice cap to the Pacific Ocean and all other connected oceans and seas of the world.

Water seeks its own level. Ancient Egyptians   used this law to build the Pyramids.

Frederick A. Ashmore