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Greenland melt could see huge sea-level rises

发布时间:2017-11-10 08:01:37来源:未知点击:

By Catherine Brahic HOW fast will our coastlines be swallowed up by rising sea levels? This week, an ice-age glacier lent support to the controversial view that sea levels could rise by 1 metre per century – and so drown land now occupied by 145 million people by 2100. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last year forecast a minimum rise of 18 to 59 centimetres by 2100. And they admitted in the small print that the range did not include water from the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland. Together,