Global environmental consequences of twenty-first-century ice-sheet melt

@article{Golledge2019GlobalEC,
  title={Global environmental consequences of twenty-first-century ice-sheet melt},
  author={Nicholas R. Golledge and Elizabeth D. Keller and Natalya Gomez and Kaitlin A. Naughten and Jorge Bernales and Luke D. Trusel and Tamsin L. Edwards},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={566},
  pages={65-72}
}
Government policies currently commit us to surface warming of three to four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100, which will lead to enhanced ice-sheet melt. Ice-sheet discharge was not explicitly included in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 5, so effects on climate from this melt are not currently captured in the simulations most commonly used to inform governmental policy. Here we show, using simulations of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets constrained by… 
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