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New Research Predicts Much Higher Sea Levels by Next Century

A new study shows sea levels will rise higher than previously believed by the end of this century, due to rapidly melting ice from Antarctica. Using sophisticated computer models, American researchers Rob deConto and David Pollard found that at the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, the world's oceans would rise by close to two meters by the year 2100, and as much as 15 meters by the year 2500. By contrast, the latest report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental...

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