28 trillion ton ice melt spells danger

Categories: Big picture
Published on: September 3, 2020

WBUR / Robin Young, Samantha Raphelson / 01 September 2020

A total of 28 trillion tons of ice has disappeared from the Earth’s surface since 1994, according to the results of a study that shocked the U.K. researchers who conducted it. This report fulfills the worst-case scenario that was predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 30 years ago.