Antarctica to Melt Without Curbs on Fossil Fuels, Study Finds

  • Losing Antarctic ice sheet would raise sea level by 60 meters
  • Limiting warming to UN goal would make melting `manageable'

A Brief History of Global Warming

Burning all the Earth’s remaining coal, oil and natural gas would trigger enough warming to melt the entire Antarctic ice shelf, eventually obliterating coastal regions around the world, researchers said in a report Friday.

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