Humans Have Already Set in Motion 69 Feet of Sea Level Rise

Last week, a much discussed new paper in the journal Nature seemed to suggest to some that we needn't worry too much about the melting of Greenland, the mile-thick mass of ice at the top of the globe. The research found that the Greenland ice sheet seems to have survived a previous warm period in Earth's history—the Eemian period , some 126,000 years ago—without vanishing (although it did melt considerably). But Ohio State glaciologist Jason Box isn't ... Full Story »

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