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RESEARCH UPDATE: The Paris Climate Agreement and future sea-level rise from Antarctica RESEARCH UPDATE: The Paris Climate Agreement and future sea-level rise from Antarctica
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Monday May 10, 2021

The world is currently on track to exceed three degrees Celsius of global warming, and new NSF-funded research led by researchers at the UMass Amherst shows that such a scenario would drastically accelerate the pace of sea-level rise by 2100. However, the paper reveals that there still appears to be an opening for humankind to collectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent this mid-century acceleration in sea-level rise.
NSF Blog: The Glacier of Greatest Concern NSF Blog: The Glacier of Greatest Concern
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Friday April 23, 2021

Antarctica's massive Thwaites Glacier is melting and its collapse could raise sea levels significantly around the world. Through the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.K. Natural Environment Research Council have teamed up to send scientists to the remote region by land, sea and air to study every aspect of the glacier.

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