Future of the Environment

Scientists still don’t know how far melting in Antarctica will go – or the sea level rise it will unleash

Ice loss from the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets was the largest contributor to sea level rise in recent decades. Image: Unsplash/ Cassie Matias

Chen Zhao

Research associate, University of Tasmania

Rupert Gladstone

Adjunct professor, University of Lapland

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a chart showing projections for global average sea level change in metres, relative to 1900.
The IPCC’s projections for global average sea level change in metres, relative to 1900. Image: IPCC
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