Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Antarctica is shedding ice at an increasingly rapid rate, potentially imperiling coastlines around the world as sea levels increase in response, a new study finds.
Why it matters: Antarctica is already contributing a growing amount to sea level rise, the study found, and things could get much worse.
The big picture: The new study, published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that Antarctica has shed ice at a growing rate in recent decades.
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