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Data Points To Higher Sea Level Rise Estimates
Scientists can attribute sea-level increases to their source — Antarctica has contributed 0.4 inches over the past 30 years and Greenland 0.4 inches for a total of 0.7 inches. A University of Leeds research study suggests that ice loss is progressing at the higher end of estimates, so humanity needs to be prepared