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Reports of Planet Earth’s Death Have Been Greatly … Underestimated

esquire.comAnother day, another petrifying New York Times exploration of how we’re turning our planet into an overflowing toilet bowl. This time it’s a deep dive on the West Antarctic ice sheet, a holdover from the last ice age that’s bigger than Mexico and may be melting way more quickly than previously thought. If it disintegrates completely, it could dump enough water into the world’s oceans to raise sea levels by 12 feet, a disastrous scenario that could see many of the world’s greatest cities—New York, London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Venice—go Full Atlantis.

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