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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

Earth has lost a 'staggering' 28 trillion tonnes of ice to global warming in the last 23 years, UK scientists find

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 analyzing satellite surveys, the group found that melting glaciers and ice sheets could cause sea levels to rise dramatically, possibly reaching a meter (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), the scientists have confirmed.

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