Scientists Propose Dumping Absurd Amounts of Snow On Antarctica To Curb Sea Level Rise

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A photo of Thwaites Glacier taken during a reconnaissance flight. (Credit: U.S. National Science Foundation)

Climate change is melting the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. A recent swell in warm ocean water on the western side of the continent is eating away at two predominant glaciers, Pine Island Glacier and Thwaites Glacier. And the retreating glaciers mean the entire larger ice sheet could disintegrate, leading to a 10-foot rise in sea level around the world. This surge in water levels imperils

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