Thwaites Glacier
At Risk

Antarctic Glacier Collapse Could Surge Global Sea Levels

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, September 8, 2022 (ENS) – The Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, a vast glacier about the size of Florida, is already in a phase of fast retreat in a warming world, causing widespread concern among scientists about how quickly it may dissolve its millions of tons of ice into the ocean, raising global sea levels by as much as two feet. […]