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Old 09-24-2019, 03:52 AM   #6991 (permalink)
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The total amount of water is not relevant, the distribution of that water is what matters.
Greenland and the Antarctic contain about 3-4% of the Earths water as ice. If that melts the seas rise about 70 meters, which would displace half the worlds population.

Even a 0.1% addition to the total water mass would raise the seas by over 2 meter / 7 feet and drown many countries and states. As the melt seems to accelerate exponentially, it won't take long to get there - likely well within a century. I probably won't experience that, but my kids may have to move out.

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