Clock Is ticking in West Antarctic

May 26, 2014 2:30 PM

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15 hours ago by David Funkhouser, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Reports that a portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has begun to irretrievably collapse, threatening a 4-foot rise in sea levels over the next couple of centuries, surged through the news media last week. But many are asking if even this dramatic news will alter the policy conversation over what ...

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