Sea level

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Humanity’s survival is still within our grasp – just. But only if we take these radical steps | David King
Reduce emissions, build resilience, repair ecosystems, remove greenhouse gases: these are the four Rs that can save us, says David King, chair of the global Climate Crisis Advisory Group

David King

27, May, 2024 @10:32 AM

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The Maldives faces existential threat from a climate crisis it did little to create. We need the world’s help now | Mohamed Muizzu
Small islands like ours face an uncertain future. We can adapt – but climate finance that we badly need must be unlocked, says Mohamed Muizzu, president of the Maldives

Mohamed Muizzu

25, May, 2024 @7:00 AM

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Deep Water: The World in the Ocean by James Bradley review – a compelling sea view of civilisation
This provocative and engrossing history of marine life identifies its role in shaping us – and the future crisis we face

Robin McKie

29, Apr, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Sinking US cities increase risk of flooding from rising sea levels
Subsidence linked to extraction of groundwater and natural gas, and weight of buildings pressing into soft ground

Jeremy Plester

28, Mar, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Massachusetts town grapples with sea rise after sand barrier fails
A $500,000 sand dune collapsed in days after being erected, and residents are looking for help to protect their homes

Erum Salam

17, Mar, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Climate experts sound alarm over thriving plant life at Greenland ice sheet
Research shows there has been a near-quadrupling across Greenland of methane-producing wetlands

Rachel Keenan

13, Feb, 2024 @10:00 AM

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Australia not prepared for how Antarctic ice changes will hit economy, scientist warns
Exclusive: Prof Matt King says accelerated melting could transform country and affect viability of some agricultural industries

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

21, Jan, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Cop28: Australia, US and UK say they won’t sign agreement that would be ‘death certificate’ for small islands
Australian climate change minister, Chris Bowen, says umbrella group of countries is united in saying draft agreement is too weak

Adam Morton in Dubai

11, Dec, 2023 @9:43 PM

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Chris Bowen warns global heating will fuel political instability in annual climate statement
Parliament to hear increased ‘fragility’ of energy networks ‘could be used by hostile actors’ amid existential national security risk to Pacific neighbours

Katharine Murphy and Adam Morton

29, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘All we can do now is run away’: is time up for the sinking Colombian islands of San Bernardo?
Islanders on this archipelago live only 2 metres above sea level, while authorities fail to take action as climate change brings oblivion closer each year

Iñigo Alexander

02, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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At what threshold is Greenland ice cap’s melting irreversible?
Melting of the 3km-thick ice cap is one of the biggest contributors to sea level rise but can be halted

Paul Brown

27, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Rapid ice melt in west Antarctica now inevitable, research shows
Sea level will be driven up no matter how much carbon emissions are cut, putting coastal cities in danger

Damian Carrington Environment editor

23, Oct, 2023 @3:00 PM

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