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“sea level rise”

May 20, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Climate change is causing the ice sheets to melt at an alarming rate. What would happen if all of the frozen ice in the ocean melted?
May 14, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The remains of Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf are likely to disintegrate by the end of the decade, speeding the way for sea level rise.
Mar 27, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Mar 19, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Two valleys underneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica may be letting in warm ocean water that is melting the glacier's ice shelf.
Feb 25, 2015 12:23 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Flooding and high tides along the East Coast in 2009 and 2010 were triggered by a major change in wind patterns and offshore currents. Continue reading →
Feb 5, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link, two new studies find.
Jan 15, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
The rate of sea level rise over the past couple decades was underestimated until recently, with possible implications for future rise.
Jan 5, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
The globe's hottest year is confirmed by the Japanese Meteorological Agency.
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