The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5 °C global warming

@article{Pattyn2018TheGA,
  title={The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5 °C global warming},
  author={Frank Pattyn and Catherine Ritz and Edward Hanna and Xylar Storm Asay-Davis and R. T. DeConto and Ga{\"e}l Durand and Lionel Favier and Xavier Fettweis and Heiko Goelzer and Nicholas R. Golledge and Peter Kuipers Munneke and Jan T. M. Lenaerts and Sophie M. J. Nowicki and Antony J. Payne and Alexander Robinson and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Seroussi and Luke D. Trusel and Michiel R. van den Broeke},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
  year={2018},
  volume={8},
  pages={1053-1061}
}
Even if anthropogenic warming were constrained to less than 2 °C above pre-industrial, the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets will continue to lose mass this century, with rates similar to those observed over the past decade. However, nonlinear responses cannot be excluded, which may lead to larger rates of mass loss. Furthermore, large uncertainties in future projections still remain, pertaining to knowledge gaps in atmospheric (Greenland) and oceanic (Antarctica) forcing. On millennial… Expand

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