Western Antarctic ice sheet collapse has already begun, scientists warn

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Two separate studies confirm loss of ice sheet is inevitable, and will cause up to 4m of additional sea-level rise

See on www.theguardian.com

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  1. Reblogged this on noir ecologies and commented:
    Good news… and bad news…

    “The loss of the entire western Antarctica ice sheet could eventually cause up to 4 metres (13ft) of sea-level rise, devastating low-lying and coastal areas around the world. But the researchers said that even though such a rise could not be stopped, it is still several centuries off, and potentially up to 1,000 years away.”

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