Antarctic melt could make sea level rise soar

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Antarctica’s role in sea level rise has been an open question.  This new study published in Nature yesterday offers a sobering answer:  as Antarctic ice sheets melt or collapse in the next few decades, sea levels could rise an additional 20 inches by 2100. This height is almost twice as much as predicted by earlier studies, which relied on a combination of Arctic melting and thermal expansion and a minimal…
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