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Pacific island leaders will renew calls for meaningful action on climate change at a regional summit opening in Palau on Tuesday, amid fears rising sea
s will swamp their low-lying nations.Many of the 15 nations represented at the Pacific ...
ENVIRONMENTAL experts have warned that we have just 20 years to act over climate change or it will be too late.
Speaking at the MacGill Summer School yesterday, they warned that the clock is ticking and if nothing is done we will see ...
Here in southeastern Virginia, our biggest city, Norfolk, is saddled with an unwanted claim to fame. As The Washington Post has reported, Norfolk is the place "where normal tides have rise
n 1.5 feet over the past century and the sea
is rising ...
New research confirms that human activity is causing sea
levels to rise
beyond natural fluctuation.
A Colorado University study is the first to take Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO), the natural rise
and fall in sea
levels over time, ...
For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive ...
A new study led by Old Dominion University and the University of Colorado Boulder indicates sea
levels likely will continue to rise
in the tropical Pacific Ocean off the coasts of the Philippines and northeastern Australia as humans continue to ...
The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea
ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said on Thursday.
The annual State of the Climate report 2013 is a ...
A witless remark by a single bureaucrat may be dooming America’s remaining wolverines to extinction.The specious crack by Noreen Walsh, the Rocky Mountain region director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, denies climate-change models ...
Leading climate scientists on Thursday issued their annual physical of Earth, comparing the planet in 2013 to a patient that's only getting worse and highlighting problems with key vital signs: from record warmth in Australia and China to sea
Biologist Phil Stoddard is the mayor of South Miami, a South Florida suburb threatened by rising sea
levels. Mayor Stoddard tells host Steve Curwood that municipalities in Florida are doing all they can to prepare for climate change, but he does ...
Typhoon Rammasun first tore across the Philippines earlier this week, dumping up to 13 inches of rain in some spots and causing the deaths of at least 40 people. According to the Red Cross, more than 1 million people were affected. The storm then ...
temperatures could cause more exotic fish such as sunfish and bluefin tuna to migrate to the south west of England – a scientist has said.
In an interview with the BBC, Dr Tim Smyth of Plymouth Marine Laboratory, explained how ...
Agriculture plays a massive role in today’s global
economy. It’s easy to not realize that your salad’s fresh tomatoes are likely flown in from the Netherlands, its asparagus is picked by a Peruvian farmer and the dressing has palm oil harvested ...
A new look at the “vital signs” of Earth’s climate reveals a stark picture of declining health. As global
, so do sea
level and the amount of heat trapped in the ocean’s upper layers. Meanwhile, mountain glaciers and Arctic sea
In May, the U.S. Global
Change Research Program issued its most recent report on climate change, illustrating just how severe the impacts will be on the United States in the not-so-distant future.
And while climate change has become ...
As Republicans promote the state’s economic “miracle,” many climate scientists from Texas say prosperity has come at a steep price.
With its dependence on an energy industry that relies on extracting fossil fuels, scientists say Texas ...
Politicians in the United States have been accused of trying to make rising sea
levels illegal.When scientists in North Carolina predicted global warming
will cause a rise
of at least a metre by the end of the century in the sea
s off the ...
Las Vegas is parched. A 14-year drought has left Lake Mead, the local water source, dangerously low. It has dropped 100 feet in the past decade. If it drops 12 more feet, federal water rationing rules will kick in. Some climate scientists predict ...
Accept the scientific consensus of human-caused climate change and you're branded an accomplice in the killing of jobs.
Reject it and you're condemned as a co-conspirator in the fossil-fuel fouling - and flooding - of the ...
Kiribati's escape plan is a Fijian island.
Rich people like to buy property on tropical islands for privacy on vacation. For the people of the nation Kiribati, whose government recently announced that it purchased land on a Fiji island ...
Most of the world’s major cities, from London to São Paulo, have warned that climate change presents a very real, physical risk to the businesses that operate within them, as part of a major new report.
In an urbanised age, cities play a ...
Governments around the world are failing in their commitments to address climate change, a group of international science institutions warn in a new report, saying the window to prevent catastrophic warming
will soon close.
"The world is ...
Carbon emissions have been rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But they'll have to be curbed soon, and sharply, to keep the globe from warming
above "safe' levels. A new report lays out avenues to get there and shows that while ...
is real, and we're starting to feel the physical effects now. It's difficult to pin any one event on a warming
world; it's like playing craps with a pair of loaded die. That 12 you rolled may have been random, or it may have been ...
An 'OMG' moment for ice researchers.
Sea levels may rise
much faster than predicted because climate models have failed to account for the disruptive effects of stronger westerly winds, Australian-led research has found.