"West Antarctica could do to the coastlines of the world what Hurricane Sandy did in a few hours to New York City," explains Richard Alley, a geologist at Penn State University and arguably the most respected ice scientist in the world. 

"Except when the water comes in, it doesn't go away in a few hours – it stays."​

—Richard Alley

  • Published OnMay 8, 2017
  • PublicationRolling Stone
  • AuthorJeff Goodell
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