Surprise! If we were to burn all the world’s coal and all the world’s oil tomorrow; on big ball of fire, the resultant effect on the Antarctic ice sheet – the biggest body of ice on the planet – would be to cause sea levels to rise by the end of this century by …ready for it? 8cm.
That is right, just a hair over 3 inches. Read more how 3 inches will devastate the globe on the next page: