A melting glacier on Greenland. | Dan Bach Kristensen

Greenland's Meltwater Is Raising Sea Levels at a Growing Rate

Greenland contains enough ice to lift oceans by about 23 feet — and its melting ice sheet is now supplying 25 percent of total sea level increase compared to 5 percent 20 years ago.

Published On 06/26/2017
2:27 PM EDT