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Third of Antarctic ice shelf at risk of collapsing due to global warming- Technology News – Firstpost

Larsen C, Shackleton, Pine Island and Wilkins ice shelves are at risk under four degrees Celsius of warming.



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Press Trust of IndiaApr 12, 2021 10:14:05 IST
Over a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area may be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to a study. The research, published in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that 34 percent of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves around half a million square kilometres including 67 percent of ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be at risk of destabilisation…

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