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Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Jun 20 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Greenland Will Be Ice-free by the Year 3000 If We Don't Reduce Emissions, Scientists Warn 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers ran hundreds of simulations for different climate scenarios to see how the ice will respond in the coming centuries.
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Boaty McBoatface Just Completed Its First Mission, Casting New Light on Southern Ocean Abyss 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The findings of the expedition could help scientists to better predict how climate change will have an impact on sea levels around the world.
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How Unions and Climate Organizers Learned to Work Together in New York 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
A bill in the works since 2016 has brought together climate activists and unions for radical climate action in New York.
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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Hitting Paris climate goals would save 759 lives in L.A. during huge heat wave, study finds 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For decades, climate scientists have been designing models to predict global warming’s long-term ecological effects: sea level rise, coral bleaching, extinctions of entire species.

Researchers have now taken a step that hits closer to home, characterizing for the first time how various climate...

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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools 3.6.2019 Truthout.com
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
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Nike cancels 'Puerto Rico' shoe over Panama indigenous design 22.5.2019 BBC: World
The shoe was to be a tribute to Puerto Rico but featured a design from an indigenous group in Panama.
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Sea Level Rise Could Displace 187 Million People in Coastal Communities 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As the Earth’s climate warms, melting ice sheets are expected to lead to an increase in global sea level.
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Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences' 21.5.2019 BBC: Science
Researchers say global sea levels may rise by 2m by the end of this century, double the current predictions.
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Colorado congressman wants probe reopened into claim feds tried to censor CU researcher’s climate-change references 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado congressman is urging the U.S. Department of Interior's inspector general to reopen an investigation into claims the National Park Service tried to scrub references to human-caused climate change from a University of Colorado researcher's scientific report.
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What we don't know about polar ice melt 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The rate of polar ice melt is a critical wild card in projecting sea level rise and climate change impacts. Just how quickly will the polar ice sheets melt as Earth's climate warms?
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Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV 15.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
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As More Diverted Floodwaters Head Their Way, Dolphins Keep Dying in Louisiana 14.5.2019 Truthout.com
The historic opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway is happening during an ongoing and mysterious dolphin die-off.
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Americans Have Never Been Known to Run From a Battle. Until Climate Change 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ireland has declared a "climate emergency." The UK's Environment Agency says London should plan to relocate coastal communities. Where's America?
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Climate change: Half world's biggest airlines don't offer carbon offsetting 9.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Half the world's biggest airlines are not giving flyers the opportunity to offset the CO2 from their flights.
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School kids have the power to change conservative minds about climate change, study shows 6.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

You could say kids are taking the lead on climate change.

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist and Nobel peace prize nominee, has barnstormed parliaments and United Nations meetings, calling on leaders to stop “behaving like children” and get serious about tackling climate change.

Following...

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A Growing Number of US Flood Survivors Seek Answers 4.5.2019 Truthout.com
Flood survivors are an ever-growing constituency for change.

The post A Growing Number of US Flood Survivors Seek Answers appeared first on Truthout.

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Climate change: What do all the terms mean? 1.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Use our translator tool to find out what all the scientific terms used to discuss climate change actually mean.
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Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf 30.4.2019 BBC: Science
Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change.
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Climate Change Refugees: Four Fiji Communities Have Already Had to Relocate 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The impacts of climate change are set to rise, especially if global action to halt greenhouse gas emissions stagnates. More vulnerable communities will need to move away from their current homes.
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