Sea-Level

Big Antarctic ice melt scenarios 'not plausible'

Scientists say the contribution of a melting Antarctica to sea-level rise this century will be significant and challenging, but that some nightmare scenarios are just not realistic.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

New discovery about Greenland could be making sea-level rise worse

Analyzing a new study, Washington Post reports that rising global temperatures may be affecting the Greenland ice sheet and its contribution to sea-level rise in more serious ways that scientists imagined.

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

Big Antarctic ice melt scenarios 'not plausible'

Scientists say the contribution of a melting Antarctica to sea-level rise this century will be significant and challenging, but that some nightmare scenarios are just not realistic.