Glaciers in danger?

Are the ice caps of our planet in danger? Over the past 20 years, worldwide rising temperatures led to a marked melting of the Greenland ice sheet, while studies show the risk of a collapse of part of the ice cap of West Antarctica. The generated destabilization could cause a three-meter rise in sea level. “It is premature, however, to believe in a collapse of ice sheets in the current state of things,” says Carolyne Pickler, CREATE student and doctoral student in environmental sciences at UQAM.

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Glaciers en péril?

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