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05 11 2020 | 08:49

'Ghost Forests' Are an Eerie Sign of Sea-Level Rise.

Along the Atlantic coast, ghost forests provide haunting signs of sea-level rise. These stands of bleached and broken tree trunks are all that remain after salty water inundates a forest. Matt…

24 10 2020 | 12:29

Sea-Level Rise Takes Business Toll in North Carolina's Outer Banks.

North Carolina's Outer Banks are dotted with vacation beaches and historic communities. But the sweeping water views do not only draw tourists. They give locals a front row seat to sea-level rise.…

17 09 2020 | 18:10

Hidden rivers of warm water threaten vast Antarctic glacier.

Sea levels could rise more than two feet if just this one glacier collapses. One of the largest, most unstable glaciers in Antarctica is sliding into the ocean. That's due, in large part, to hidden…

15 09 2020 | 11:02

Sea level rise from ice sheets track worst-case climate change scenario.

Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica whose melting rates are rapidly increasing have raised the global sea level by 1.8cm since the 1990s, and are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

09 09 2020 | 11:58

Ice sheet melt on track with ‘worst-case climate scenario’.

A recent report confirms that ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, whose mass-loss rates have been rapidly increasing, are matching the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's worst-case sea-…

16 08 2020 | 09:14

Kiribati's president's plans to raise islands in fight against sea-level rise.

Exclusive: Taneti Maamau says Kiribati will seek support from China and other allies to elevate islands from the sea, partly through dredging. Kiribati will raise its islands above the ocean as part…

06 08 2020 | 08:07

Flooding could occur daily in Sydney by the end of this century because of climate change.

Human-caused sea level rise likely caused eight out of 10 floods in the region between 1970 and 2015, a study finds. Flooding in localised areas around Sydney will happen almost every week by the…

13 06 2020 | 08:55

Mangroves Threatened by Sea Level Rise Could Disappear by 2050.

Mangroves play a vital role in capturing carbon from the atmosphere. Mangrove forests are tremendous assets in the fight to stem the climate crisis. They store more carbon than a rainforest of the…

25 05 2020 | 10:08

Climate Change Is Moving This Restaurant From Italy to Switzerland.

Rifugio Guide del Cervino is a bar and restaurant atop the Plateau Rosa, a glacial ridge in the Italian Alps. Or at least, it was. Climate change is moving it inexorably toward Switzerland as the…

15 05 2020 | 07:24

NASA: Sea Level Data

Sea Level LATEST MEASUREMENT:  December 2019 95 (± 4) mm Sea level rise is caused primarily by two factors related to global warming: the added water from melting ice sheets and glaciers and the…

15 05 2020 | 07:14

Whatever Sea Level Rise Brings, NASA Will Be There.

Greenland and coastal Louisiana may not seem to have a lot in common. An autonomous territory of Denmark, Greenland is covered in snow most of the year and is home to about 56,000 people. On the…

14 05 2020 | 07:07

Sea levels could rise more than a metre by 2100, experts say.

Oceans rising faster than previously thought, according to survey of 100 specialists. Sea-level rise is faster than previously believed and could exceed 1 metre by the end of the century unless…

16 03 2020 | 21:01

Greenland and Antarctica losing ice six times faster than expected.

According to a new report, Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice six times faster than in the 1990s – currently on track with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s worst-case climate…

16 03 2020 | 20:50

How climate change may ‘flood’ global equities.

We estimate that approximately 7% of global facilities operated by MSCI ACWI Index constituents are threatened by coastal flooding risk. Nearly 62% of index constituents had at least one facility in…

05 03 2020 | 07:08

World's beaches disappearing due to climate crisis – study.

UK on course to lose a quarter of its sandy coast because of human-driven erosion Almost half of the world’s sandy beaches will have retreated significantly by the end of the century as a result of…

05 03 2020 | 07:05

Half the World’s Beaches Could Vanish Because of Climate Change.

The world may lose almost half of its sandy beaches by the end of the century if climate change isn’t kept in check.

06 12 2019 | 08:16

Greenpeace: 'Our addiction to fossil fuels has pushed oceans to the brink of collapse'.

The world's oceans act as a massive carbon sink trapping 50 times more than is in the atmosphere. A global network of ocean sanctuaries is needed to help the seas store carbon and protect nature,…

05 12 2019 | 07:03

WMO highlights severe impacts after ‘decade of exceptional global heat’.

The World Meteorological Organisation reveals that 2019 has been one of the hottest years on record. The WMO report has warned that we have had a ‘decade of exceptional heat’ with 2019 on course to…

20 11 2019 | 05:35

Arctic sea ice coverage shrinks to record low: NOAA.

Arctic sea ice receded to record lows in October, according to data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Ice coverage recorded in October was 32.2 percent…