Sign up FAST! Login

The Antarctic Ice Sheet Has Started to Collapse and Nothing Can Stop It

Stashed in: Science!, NASA, Weather!, Climate Change

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

It is a mathematical certainty. :(

The relative good news is that the melting will take place over a few hundred years — so take a breath:

It means an inevitable 10-foot rise in sea level. That's enough to engulf large tracts of coast all over the world. Plan accordingly, humans. [Science and NASA via New York Times]

You May Also Like: