Sea level rise from melting ice may double if Paris pact fails

Published May 5, 2021


Bloomberg reported on a new study that included important contributions from Sophie Nowicki about the rising ocean sea level. The ice will melt twice as fast if countries don't act on the Paris Agreement. “Greenland is really sensitive to atmospheric changes, and so basically in a warmer world, you get more melting along the surface of the ice sheet,” Nowicki said. “In Antarctica, it’s very complex because a warmer world could mean more snowfall, but it could also mean more melt at the side of the ice sheet.”









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