Ice and rising sea levels, for once it is not worse than expected
Nov21

Ice and rising sea levels, for once it is not worse than expected

The Antarctic Peninsula, on the Western side of the continent, is the only part of the far southern hemisphere where ice is rapidly declining. A possible collapse of the WAIS, West Antarctic Ice Sheet, it says would give a strong contribution to sea-level rise. So, in the face of projections that in connection with the more pejorative emission scenarios go in the direction of a rise in sea levels of just less than one meter...

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