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Thu Dec 16, 2021, 12:28 PM

Melting of the Thwaites Glacier could rewrite the global coastline [View all]

It’s been over two million years since CO2 was above 400 ppm, as it now is today.

We are facing several feet of sea level rises in five years.
Six to ten feet in our lifetimes.

Yet STILL, my educated BIL scoffs at our “Liberal Hoax” notion that the recent generations burning trillions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere has ANYTHING to do with “Nature’s normal cycles” we’re seeing today.

A warming atmosphere is creating concern in the Arctic Circle and on the continent of Antarctica. The Arctic Report Card shows high temperatures, shrinking sea ice and extreme melting events are transforming the region. At the opposite pole, in Antarctica, a key ice shelf that sits in front of the Thwaites Glacier could break up much sooner than expected — within 5 years. William Brangham reports.


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