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The ongoing rise in greenhouse gas emissions may trigger a rapid, irreversible collapse in an Antarctic ice sheet the size of Mexico, with potentially catastrophic consequences, a study published last week in the journal Nature found.
Extreme temperatures linked to climate change can be expected to cause a significant increase in the number of premature deaths, according to a report released Monday by the Obama administration.
A new report nearly doubles previous predictions for sea level rise if global emissions continue unabated, portending a doomsday scenario for many of the world’s coastal cities.


News of Climate Change

22.05.2015 05:15:00 |
Scientists had largely overlooked the Southern Antarctic Peninsula because it wasn’t changing. Now it is.

19.05.2015 18:12:00 | Nature World News
With climate change heating things up, and the Earth's poles rapidly melting, it should come as no surprise that a major Antarctic ice shelf may completely disappear by 2020, according to a new NASA study.

12.05.2015 06:45:00 | ABC News (AUS)
Sea levels over the past two decades have risen faster than previously thought, suggests a new study that reassesses the accuracy of satellite data. The study by an international team of scientists, published today in Nature Climate Change , compares satellite records of sea levels made from 1993 to mid-2014 to tide gauge records.

12.05.2015 06:42:00 | SBS News (AUS)
It is clear from both satellite and coastal observations that seas have risen faster over the past two decades than they did for the bulk of the 20th century, writes John Church.

12.05.2015 06:39:00 |
There are new concerns about rising sea levels and the effect they could have on St. Augustine's historic district. Researchers suggest America's oldest city is slowly drowning but Action News is learning that the city is already making preparations to defend against rising sea levels.

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