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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sea levels could rise far more rapidly than expected in coming decades, according to new research that reveals Antarctica’s vast ice cap is less stable than previously thought. The U.N.’s climate science body had predicted up to a meter of sea-level rise this century — but it did not anticipate any significant contribution from Antarctica, where increasing snowfall was expected to keep the ice sheet in balance. Advertisement – Article continues below According a study, published in the journal Nature , collapsing Antarctic ice sheets are expected to double sea-level rise to two meters by 2100, if carbon emissions are not cut. Previously, only the passive melting of Antarctic ice by warmer air and seawater was considered but the new work added active process...

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