Studies warn of glacier melt danger

Sydney Morning Herald: Pieces of ice fall from the Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz. Photo: Reuters Global warming may wipe out three-quarters of Europe's alpine glaciers by 2100 and raise sea levels by four metres by the year 3000 through melting the West Antarctic ice sheet, two studies say. The research places the spotlight on some of the least understood aspects of climate change: how, when and where warming will affect glaciers on which many millions depend......

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