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The planet’s ice is in basically three places,: mountain glaciers, Greenland and Antarctica. If the mountain glaciers melt, global sea levels would rise by nearly two feet; if Greenland melts, that’s another 24 feet or so; and if Antarctica goes, that’s an additional 190 feet.

The megadrought in the American Southwest has become so severe that it’s now the driest two decades in the region in at least 1,200 years, scientists said Monday, and climate change is largely responsible.

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