Antarctica’s melt quickens, risks meters of sea level rise: study

FILE PHOTO: An iceberg floats near Orne Harbour, Antarctica, February 15, 2018. Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini/File Photo

OSLO (Reuters) – Antarctica’s annual ice losses have accelerated six-fold in the past 40 years in a trend that could push sea levels meters higher in coming centuries amid man-made global warming, scientists said on Monday. They said the East Antarctic ice sheet is thawing at the fringes and adding to rising seas, unlike many […]

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