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  • Sea level rise is accelerating

    Sea level rise is accelerating and could reach 26 inches (66 centimeters) by century's end, in line with United Nations estimates and enough to cause significant problems for coastal cities, a study says.

  • Sea levels rising at fastest pace in 2,800 years: study

    The world's oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say.

  • 'Dramatic retreat' seen in Greenland glacier

    A major glacier in northeastern Greenland is rapidly crumbling into the Atlantic Ocean and experts warned on Thursday the breakup will likely raise global sea level by 18 inches (a half meter).

  • Antarctic ice shelf could collapse by 2020: Nasa

    NASA scientists says the remnants of the Larsen B ice shelf, much of which already disintegrated back in 2002 will completely collapse by 2020, reports The Washington Post