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Extreme sea level rise may become yearly phenomenon by 2050

Extreme sea level rise may become yearly phenomenon by 2050

Interspersing sea level rise with the latest predictions of extreme sea level events, the team was able to illustrate the dramatic effect one has on the other and pinpoint regions of the world that are especially threatened.

Sea level rise: Up to 67% of California beaches could be 'severely damaged' by 2100

Sea level rise: Up to 67% of California beaches could be 'severely damaged' by 2100

Beaches in Southern California are a crucial feature of the economy, and the first line of defence against coastal storm impacts for the 18 million residents in the region. 

UK's mountains could be reduced to hills, thanks to rising sea levels!

UK's mountains could be reduced to hills, thanks to rising sea levels!

Those in greatest danger of demotion include a peak in the Yorkshire Dales that was only reclassified as a mountain a few weeks ago.

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

The Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6): Regional Assessments said that the worst impacts of climate change are projected to occur in the Pacific and South and Southeast Asia.

Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet

Climate change altering Greenland ice sheet

Greenland's ice sheet has traditionally been pictured as a bit of a sponge for glacier meltwater, but new research has found that climate change is changing its structure, thereby reducing its ability to buffer its contribution to rising sea levels.

'Catastrophe' warnings as climate talks enter final stretch

Large swathes of New York and Shanghai could disappear under the waves and millions driven into poverty, fresh climate reports warned as ministers scrambled today for common ground weeks ahead of a crunch environmental summit.

UN food security expert warns about impact of climate change

A UN expert is warning that more extreme weather, higher temperatures, floods, droughts and rising sea levels linked to climate change are threatening people's access to food over the long term.