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Indian Ocean level rising faster than the global estimate

Indian Ocean level rising faster than the global estimate

Recent studies by Indian scientists had revealed that the trend of sea level rise in the north Indian Ocean is slightly higher than the global estimate of 3.2 mm per year, Minister of State for Earth Sciences YS Chowdary told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

As per the new research, the Arctic sea has been thawing at a rapid pace over the past three decades, making the ice to fall by more than half.

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. 

US military bases at risk from sea level rise: Study

US military bases along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico will be increasingly vulnerable to floods and power-packed storms as the planet warms, researchers said on Wednesday.

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.

Google, Facebook campuses might be swamped due to sea level rise

Google, Facebook campuses might be swamped due to sea level rise

Rising sea levels come across as a threatening to submerge the property owned by the much-in-news tech giants.

Antarctica: Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away

Antarctica: Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away

Sea level rise is likely to be a problem too big to handle as a new study suggests that geoengineers will not be able to pump away the rising tides.

Two degrees Celsius warming will spike sea level rise

Two degrees Celsius warming will spike sea level rise

Using computer modelling, the researchers simulated the ice sheet's response to a warming climate under a range of greenhouse gas emission scenarios.