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Study: Past warming increased snowfall on Antarctica, affecting global sea level


March 16, 2015

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A new study confirms that snowfall in Antarctica will increase significantly as the planet warms, offsetting future sea-level rise from other sources--but the effect will not be nearly as strong as many scientists previously anticipated because of other, physical processes.Full Story

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