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Greenland is approaching the threshold of an irreversible melt, and the consequences for coastal cities could be dire

Business Insider Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Greenland is approaching the threshold of an irreversible melt, and the consequences for coastal cities could be dire· Greenland's ice sheet is approaching a melting threshold faster than scientists thought; in two decades, it could become a major contributor to sea-level rise.
· If all of Greenland's ice were to melt, it would raise sea levels 23 feet, submerging some coastal cities. That would put everything south of West Palm Beach,...
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Greenland's ice sheet is getting closer to it's melting threshold sooner than expected. Unfortunately, the past two decades, it's been a major contributor to sea-level rise. Since it's melting faster, sea levels are expected to rise by 23 feet. Sadly, it would put everything south of West Palm Beach,...

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