Emergent patterns in nature and society

Video explaining the risk of West Antarctica Ice Sheet collapse

Recent papers and news reported that the West Antarctica Ice Sheets are in risk of collapse, meaning that ice is retreating with risk of sea level rise. This process will take between 200 and 900 years according with simulations, but the key point scientist make is that the process is irreversible given current climate change. This video by NASA nicely explain in plain language what is going on down there, and what are the glaciers most affected.


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