Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought

Ice melting rates in Antarctica tripled between 2012 and 2017, according to a study published in the journal Nature.The biggest increase has been ice melt in West Antarctica, where glaciers and ice sheets are vulnerable to warmer ocean temperatures.Experts think that if we don't get climate change under control quickly, ice sheets in West Antarctica could collapse, leading to rapid sea level rise around the globe.

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