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Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea level by 2.5 metres – even if Paris climate goals are met, study finds – The Guardian

Research says melting will continue even if temperature rises are limited to 2C

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Melting of the Antarctic ice sheet will cause sea level rises of about two and a half metres around the world, even if the goals of the Paris agreement are met, research has shown.
The melting is likely to take place over a long period, beyond the end of this century, but is almost certain to be irreversible, because of the way in which the ice cap is likely to melt, the new model reveals.
Even if temperatures were to fall again after rising by 2C (3.6F), the temperature limit set out in the P…

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