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Tim Radford: Rising Tides Will Displace Millions

An estimated 13 million US citizens could some time in this century become climate refugees, driven from their seaside homes by sea level rise of possibly 1.8 meters, according to new research.

March 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Eric Holthaus: Ice Apocalypse

Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. . In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2,500 miles from … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jessica Corbett: ‘Alarm Bells Ringing’ — Global CO2 Levels at Highest in 3 Million Years

Ahead of the COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany next week, an annual bulletin released on Monday revealed that last year, the average global concentration of carbon dioxide surged at … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: ‘Warning for the World’ — Five Pacific Islands Officially Lost to Rising Seas

The event is the first official confirmation of what the future could be under climate change, researchers say. Five Pacific Islands have been swallowed by rising seas and coastal erosion, … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

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