Tag : sea-level rise

10 Apr 2015

Canada’s glaciers to drastically shrink by 2100

Canada’s glaciers could be almost ice-free by 2100, new research has shown.

26 Mar 2015

A new study warns of the dangers of coastal development and sea level rise

A new study has found that growth in coastal areas may expose more than a billion people to sea-level rise.

10 Mar 2015

Florida government officials ban the terms “climate change” and “global warming”

Officials in the Sunshine State were ordered not to use the terms in official communications, reports, or emails.

04 Sep 2014

Melting ice-sheets rising Antarctic coastal waters, warns report

Melting ice sheets are fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report from the University of Southampton.

04 Aug 2014

Pacific Islands Forum urges tough action on climate change and ocean conservation

Pacific Island nations have re-affirmed their commitment to tackling climate change, sea level rise and ocean conservation, as they met in Palau for the 45th Pacific Islands Forum.

14 Jul 2014

Atlases showcase climate change impacts across the world

Two new atlases provide clear visual evidence of the effect climate change and extreme weather can have on people and property.

24 Jun 2014

Bipartisan report tallies up costs of climate change in the US

The “Risky Business” report is backed by some of the biggest names in the financial and business worlds.

31 Mar 2014

IPCC paints disturbing picture of climate change; governments must act

As IPCC’s latest report paints a disturbing picture of climate change, civil society groups call on government’s to heed these latest warnings and take action.

19 Feb 2014

As Kiribati ‘sinks slowly beneath the waves,’ Fijian president promises refuge

As sea levels creep higher, it’s becoming more likely that the island nation may soon disappear because of global warming.

15 Jan 2014

Pine Island Glacier retreat now ‘irreversible’

The mighty Pine Island Glacier, the largest single contributor to sea level rise in Antarctica, has probably begun an irreversible retreat, warn scientists.