31 Mar '16, 2pm

Climate Model Predicts Melting of West Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Double Sea Level Rise

Climate Model Predicts Melting of West Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Double Sea Level Rise

Scientists have known about the threat for decades. As the respected British environmental journalist, Paul Brown, wrote 20 years ago in his book Global Warming—Can Civilization Survive? : If the West Antarctic Ice sheet melted “it could add between 4 and 7 m (13-23 feet) to sea level rise … such figures appear to create the potential for a series of large-scale catastrophes.”

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/31/melting-antarctic-ice-shee...

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