Polar Ice Sheets Melting Faster

Process to blame for a fifth of sea-level rise

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 30, 2012 4:55 AM CST | Updated Nov 30, 2012 7:56 AM CST

(Newser) – The most expansive study yet is helping to clarify long-held uncertainties about polar ice. The melting of polar ice sheets has sped up since 1992, raising sea levels 0.43 inches—a fifth of their total rise since then. And while the melting ice sheets...   Read full story »

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