On Thin Ice: Why Ice Loss Matters

on thin ice why ice loss matters


Over 90 percent of Earth’s ice mass is locked up in Greenland and Antarctica. As our greenhouse gas emissions warm the planet, those areas, along with glaciers worldwide, lose more ice, contributing to sea level rise. Watch the video to learn how many people are threatened by this phenomenon worldwide and how much global sea level is projected to rise by 2100. Download the video: https://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resources/200/on-thin-ice-why-ice-loss-matters/

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