Latest data shows melting over the Greenland ice sheet in 2012, has surpassed previous seasonal records – four weeks before the melting season is expected to end.
Part two in our USA series looks at the state of North Carolina. Despite leading the way on clean air legislation, local politicians have made facts optional and science discretionary in energy and environment decision making.
New research finds Greenland’s ice sheet melt could happen in short bursts, showing that the melt witnessed between 2005 and 2010 may not have been unprecedented.
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A 58m sub-sea laboratory could drastically increase the length of time that scientists can observe the oceans.
Submission by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) would more than double the EU target and set Australia a goal to cut CO2 by 7%.
Two new studies show the Weddell Sea sector of the West Antarctic ice sheet – previously regarded as stable – could be a region of great concern in the future.
Glaciers have “sped up” and contribution to sea level rise still significant but data shows we’re not on track for worst case scenario.
Eskimo village of Newtok, Alaska to relocate as melting permafrost puts community on shaky ground and see ice loss opens door to storms.
Latest European Space Agency data shows continued disintegration of Larsen B ice shelf.
New study comparing modern temperature records with data from 1870 suggests the world’s oceans have been warming for more than 100 years.
Rock and soil samples from 3 million years ago match predicted modern-day warming with larger than expected rises in sea level.
This week’s photo of the week highlights the threat of rising sea levels on the Pacific Island of Tuvalu.
Official says adaptation plans will not be disrupted as the country looks to shift populations to its most resilient islands.
Tong says new land on Fiji will be used for economic development and relocation remains an absolute last resort.
Kiribati’s president has called the move a possibility but a last resort, as the country’s cabinet approves the purchase of land on Fiji’s Viti Levu Island to home future climate refugees.
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