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Satelites Show Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise

Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows. At the current rate, the world’s oceans on average will be at least 2 feet (61 centimeters) higher by the end of the century compared to today, according to researchers who published in Monday’s Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.  Sea level rise is caused by warming of the ocean and melting from glaciers and ice sheets. The research,...

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