West Antartic Ice Sheet's Collapse 'Unstoppable,' Sea Levels to Rise
A major section of West Antarctica's ice sheet "appears unstobbable" and was not unexpected to scientists. The glaciers that drain ice from the ice sheet into the sea are becoming more unstable poised for and inevitable collapse within the next 200 years. When this happens, seas levels are expected to dramatically increase. If the glaciers were to completely collapse, seas level could rise as much as 4 feet, leading megacities to be submerged around the world.
By Jordan Moses
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