I was under the impression that if all of the ice on land melted then the seas would rise by about 200ft or 60m.
I thought I had read something simialr to that as well. The reason they stated was that many calculations included Sea Ice, which would have no visible effect on Ocean levels because it is already displacing water. However, I could definitely have been misinformed. I agree with most of what has been said int his thread, including that humans should address what aprts we do add to the problem as well as Coyote's idea that more research does need to be done to see what else we can do and the extent we can actually effect change with only human causes.
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