Sea levels at USA coastlines, by the year 2050, are set to increase by 10-12 inches. How the overall increase is reflected by region may depend on the height of the coastline, among other factors.
While there are numerous risks and consequences that this permafrost thawing is expected to expose us to, we now have one more to add to the list. The thawing of permafrost in the northern regions is expected to release radon, which may increase the risk of cancer among the Arctic communities.
The quantity of ice melt could cover the entire UK with 15 metres of meltwater. The runoff from 2011 to 2020 has also contributed to the increase of global sea levels by one centimetre.
Even a small incident that contributes to warming, such as a volcano eruption, could lead to changes that could contribute to more warming.