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Sea Levels To Rise Nearly 1 Foot by 2100 Due to Greenland’s Ice Loss, Study Shows

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Sea Levels To Rise Nearly 1 Foot by 2100 Due to Greenland’s Ice Loss, Study Shows

Sea Levels To Rise Nearly 1 Foot by 2100 Due to Greenland’s Ice Loss, Study Shows

Sea Levels To Rise Nearly 1 Foot by 2100 , Due to Greenland’s Ice Loss, Study Shows.

CNBC reports that the study was published on Aug.

29 in the journal 'Nature Climate Change.'.

Scientists around the world used satellite measurements of Greenland's ice loss between 2000 and 2019.

The study's findings show that climate change will cause about 3.3% of Greenland's ice sheet to melt by 2100.

This will cause the sea level to rise at least 10 inches.

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Scientists say it will happen regardless of the world's efforts to cut carbon emissions.

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CNBC reports that Greenland's ice sheet is the second-largest in the world after the one in the Antarctic.

Previous studies have suggested that sea levels around the world could rise up to 23 feet if the entire thing were to melt.

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A study published in 'PNAS' found that rising sea levels threaten to displace nearly 200 million people by 2100


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