Andrew Shepherd

Greenland is losing ice seven times faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‚Äôs high-end climate warming scenario, which would see 40 million more people exposed to coastal flooding by 2100. A team of 89 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced the most complete picture of Greenland…
Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise (3.0 mm) coming in the last five years alone. The findings are from a major climate assessment known as the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise (IMBIE), and are published today in Nature. It is…