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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.
Dec 24, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
It's not only glaciers that are sending water rushing into the sea; surface sea ice is contributing more and more meltwater.
Dec 16, 2014 06:30 PM ET // AFP
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland’s ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
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