New study reveals grim consequence of Greenland's melting ice sheet

Greenland’s rapidly melting ice sheet will eventually raise global sea level by at least 10.6 inches

Which more than twice as much as previously forecast — according to a study published

new research suggests there is no way to stop it, even if the world stopped releasing planet-heating emissions today.

The sea level rise from this melted ice will occur "regardless of any foreseeable future climate pathway this century

The Greenland ice sheet is a vast body of ice covering 1,710,000 square kilometres

roughly near 80% of the surface of Greenland

It is the second largest ice body in the world, after the Antarctic ice