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Earth has lost a ‘staggering’ 28 trillion tonnes of ice to global warming in the last 23 years, UK scientists find – Business Insider Australia

A “staggering” 28 trillion tonnes of ice has disappeared from the surface of the Earth since 1994, a group of UK scientists has found.

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  • A group of UK scientists found that a “staggering” 28 trillion tonnes of ice has disappeared from the surface of the Earth since 1994.
  • By analysing satellite surveys, the group found that melting glaciers and ice sheets could cause sea levels to rise dramatically, possibly reaching a metre (3 feet) by the end of the century.
  • The findings match the worst-case-scenario predictions outlined by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), th…

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