Rising Sea-levels

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Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible
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Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible

That 1 C increase has already caused more frequent, extreme weather events like droughts, floods, superstorms made more deadly by rising seas.

Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change
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Massive chunk of Greenland's ice caps has broken off, falls into the sea; evidence of rapid climate change

The ice came off a fjord called Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden and is around 110 square kilometres big.

Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit
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Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit

The largest sea-level decline was witnessed during the last glacial period some 20,000 years ago, the water level dipped to about 121 metres.

Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water
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Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water

The video reveals land bridges that existed between continents, possibly allowing our ancestors to travel.

People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel
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People fleeing from the effects of climate change can claim asylum: UN rights panel

The ruling is not legal as yet but it can be cited by people whose right to life is endangered by the climate crisis.

Heat wave called 'The blob' kills off around one million birds in the Pacific ocean
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Heat wave called 'The blob' kills off around one million birds in the Pacific ocean

The heatwave lasted around 700 days from 2014 to 2016 and effected water temperature and food webs.

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security
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Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security

We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.

Climate refugees: why we can’t yet predict where millions of displaced people will go
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Climate refugees: why we can’t yet predict where millions of displaced people will go

With global warming expected to produce millions of climate refugees, Individuals and organisations are scouting for ways to help them.

US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups
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US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups

Over 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse
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IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse

The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?
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IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?

The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.

Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
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Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report

Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.

IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
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IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent

Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.

IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
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IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment

The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership action
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Citing Kerala floods, UN chief issues grave warning of inaction over climate change, calls for more leadership action

The UN Secretary-General referred to the Kerala floods, among other natural disasters across the world, to highlight the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to step up efforts to reverse course on climate change.

Hurricane Florence spirals towards North and South Carolina; strengthens into potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm
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Hurricane Florence spirals towards North and South Carolina; strengthens into potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm

Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.

UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'
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UN chief names Kerala floods, California wildfires in statement, says climate change 'running faster than we are'

Antonio Guterres warned that runaway climate change is a real possibility, with severe implications for communities, economies, peace and the security of nations.

Climate change to cause huge glacial retreat in E Antarctica
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Climate change to cause huge glacial retreat in E Antarctica

The East Antarctic Ice Sheet is currently thought to be relatively stable in the face of global warming but Totten Glacier is bucking the trend.