Projections of potentially dramatic sea-level rise from ice-sheet melting in Antarctica have been wide-ranging, but a Rutgers-led team has created a model that enables improved projections and could help better address climate change threats.
A major source of sea-level rise could come from melting of large swaths of the vast Antarctic ice sheet. Fossil coral reefs jutting above the ocean’s surface show evidence that sea levels were more than 20 feet higher about 125,000 years ago during the warm Last Interglacial (Eemian) period.
“Evidence of sea-level rise in warm climates long ago can tell us a lot about how sea levels could rise in the future,” said lead author Daniel M. Gilford, a post-doctoral associate in the lab of co-author Robert E. Kopp, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences within the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. “This evidence suggests that as climate
There’s never been a better time to be a retro gamer, especially if you want to carry the classics around in your pocket. The RK2020 from RK Console is yet another in a long line of handheld emulation devices that plays games from a wide range of classic consoles.
While RK2020 plays everything from NES to PS1 with ease thanks to powerful hardware, it falls just short on Dreamcast and PSP emulation. The RK2020 comes in three different case variations and the pricing can be found as low as $70—which is the highest-priced device like this I’ve tested so far. Despite those minor drawbacks, this is one of the best handheld emulators you can buy, and it’s become my go-to device for retro gaming in the palm of my hand.