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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.

Rising sea levels real threat to NASA launch sites

Rising sea levels along the US coastlines have threatened NASA's launch sites and facilities -- including Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- of being submersed under the water in near future.

Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank

Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank

 Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

Jawed ancestors did not kill their cousin

Our jawed ancestors were not responsible for the demise of their jawless cousins as had been assumed, says a research.

Urgent action urged to save major global cities from sea-level rise extinction

Urgent action urged to save major global cities from sea-level rise extinction

 A new study has revealed that an immediate action is needed to be taken as the world's deltas that accommodate major cities such as Shanghai, Dhaka and Bangkok will be drowned in the next century by rising sea levels.

Rising sea levels threat to Kolkata, Shanghai: Pachauri

Rising sea levels due to climate change are threatening the survival of big cities located near coastal areas like Kolkata, Shanghai and Dhaka, said Dr RK Pachauri, chairperson of IPCC.

New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`

Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could affect some regions far more than others.

Coastline erosion due to rising sea levels greater than thought

The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.