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Global warming risks better understood says Met Office

07.12.2010 07:59 Age: 7 yrs
Category: News
By: Leon Clifford

Sea level rise

The Met Office has narrowed the range of expectations on sea level rise. The IPCC fourth Assessment Report (AR4) published in 2007 suggested a high end estimate of a 59cm rise in sea levels by the end of the century although this estimate excluded the impact of significant land ice loss from Greenland and Antarctica (see here

Ice sheet uncertainty
Methane risks

Find the Met Office report here.

See previous Met Office research relating to A1B scenario temperature rise here.