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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…

10 11 2019 | 05:30

The facts about sea level rise.

Global warming has raised global sea level about 8 inches since 1880, and the rate of rise is accelerating. Rising seas dramatically increase the odds of damaging floods from storm surges. A Climate…

10 11 2019 | 05:28

Our Flooded Future: Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood.

New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As a result of heat-trapping…

11 10 2019 | 14:56

'It's heartbreaking': a coastal community watches its beach wash away.

Manmade sea walls and the effects of climate change eating away at Stockton beach, and locals are rallying to save it. Noel Burns started work on Stockton beach as a council lifeguard in 1971 and…

01 10 2019 | 08:03

IPCC report: extreme sea level events will be ‘once a year’ by 2050.

The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report has warned of extreme sea level rise by 2050. The latest IPCC report ‘Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate’ highlights the damaging…

04 09 2019 | 07:41

Climate crisis: Rising sea levels and catastrophic storm surges could displace 280m people, UN warns.

The damage caused by catastrophic “superstorms” combined with rising sea levels could increase by a hundred-fold or more, displacing hundreds of millions of people from coastlines around the world…

02 09 2019 | 11:33

Major economies drivers, victims of sea-level rise.

Sea-level rises pose increasing peril to small island nations and at-risk coastal communities but will also significantly impact the world's largest economies. Ahead of the publication of a landmark…

28 08 2019 | 11:03

From hydrocarbons to green hydrogen: Are the Gulf petrostates embarking on a new energy course?

On track? The United Arab Emirates have announced ambitious plans for cutting emissions and boosting renewable energy by 2050.

19 08 2019 | 11:19

Impacts of Climate Change.

Climate change and sustainability