Antarctic Dispatches: Looming Floods, Threatened Cities

More than 60 percent of the freshwater on Earth is locked in Antarctica’s ice sheets.

The risk is clear: Antarctica’s collapse has the very real potential to inundate coastal cities across the globe. If the Antarctic ice sheets were to disintegrate, it could raise the level of the sea by more than 160 feet - a potential apocalypse, depending on exactly how fast it happened. Recent research suggests that if society burns all the fossil fuels known to exist, the collapse of the ice sheet will become inevitable.

Wake up, people. We do not need to ‘bring coal back’. We need to reduce carbon emissions and focus on clean, renewable energy to help save the ice sheets before it’s too late!

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