Saturday, 20 August 2016

Seas aren’t just rising, scientists say — it’s worse than that. They’re speeding up.

The Washington Post

On a warming Earth, seas inevitably rise, as ice on land melts and makes its way to the ocean. And not only that — the ocean itself swells, because warm water expands. We already know this is happening — according to NASA, seas are currently rising at a rate of 3.5 millimeters per year, which converts to about 1.4 inches per decade. However…Story here.

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