Why There's More to Rising Sea Levels Than Melting Ice

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Most simple explanations of climate change suggest that rising sea levels are a result of melting ice in the polar regions. While that's true to an extent, there's a simple piece of physics behind the rising waters that you might not have been made aware of. This video helps explain why it's thermal expansion that's the real problem—now we just need to work out how to stop it. [YouTube]