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Climate Change, Doomsday Glacier

Climate Change: What, Me Worry?

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s the size of Florida. And now the humongous Thwaites Glacier is closer to collapsing than ever before, as warm water runs beneath it. When it goes, it could take the rest of the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet with it, raising sea levels and submerging small islands and coastal regions around the world.