Sea level rise could double previous estimates, study finds (+video)

March 31, 2016 1:45 AM

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Sea level rise could double previous estimates, study finds (+video)

Previous estimates of sea level rise underestimate contributions from the Antarctic ice sheet by more than one meter, say two climate scientists in a study Wednesday.

Many climate scientists have predicted sea-level rise over the next century as a result of human-caused climate change. But in a new study, two climate scientists say an accurate estimate of sea-level rise is actually double that of previous predictions.

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