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Melting ice sheets may cause 'climate chaos' according to new modelling


February 6, 2019

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The weather these days is wild and will be wilder still within a century. In part, because the water from melting ice sheets off Greenland and in the Antarctic will cause extreme weather and unpredictable temperatures around the globe. A study published today in Nature is the first to simulate the effects, under current climate policies, that the two melting ice sheets will have on ocean temperatures and circulation patterns, as well as on air temperatures by the year 2100. Full Story

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