What The World Would Look Like If All The Ice Melted

What The World Would Look Like If All The Ice Melted.

The world has actually been warming for centuries since the last Ice Age, but global warming exacerbated rising temperatures, thus expediting the melting of the polar caps. This 2014 National Geographic article gives us a shocking pictorial scenario of what the continents would look like if all the ice melted and sea levels rose by 216 feet. Large swathes of our coastline communities worldwide would be under water, probably displacing hundreds of millions of people from their homes. The USA would most likely loose 29,000 sq miles of land, home to 12.5 million people, if the sea level were just to rise about 21 feet (Read the 2nd Link Below).

Read Article Here:

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2013/09/rising-seas-ice-melt-new-shoreline-maps-b/

Read What It Would Look Like In The USA Here:

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-does-the-u-s-look-like-after-3-meters-of-sea-level-rise/