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30 percent economic activity in Goa at risk due to global warming

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:10

Over 30 percent of economic activity in tourism-centric Goa was vulnerable to global warming, a leading academic has said.

Rise in sea level doubled in three decades, say researchers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:35

he rise of sea level in the world is around three millimetres per year, which is double the rate three decades ago, a senior scientist said here today.

Global sea level rise: World at threat

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:53

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight. It forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its melting and sublimation over many years, often centuries.

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:58

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:08

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

Certainty on sea levels rise by 2030: Scientists

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:21

The burning question whether sea level rise is accelerating can only be answered with a degree of certainty by 2030, an international team of scientists has claimed.

New technique to determine whether or not sea level rise is accelerating

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 14:09

Scientists have developed a new method for revealing how sea levels might rise around the world throughout the 21st century to address the controversial topic of whether or not the rate of sea level rise is currently increasing.

Climate change is real: US, British science academies

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 19:44

US and British scientific academies have said there was a clear consensus that climate change is real and will have serious disruptive effects on the planet.

Rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier may continue for decades to come

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 13:30

A new study has suggested that the largest single contributor to global sea level rise, Pine Island Glacier (PIG), a glacier of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, may continue thinning for decades to come.

Greenland ice sheet melt causing four-fold global sea level increase

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:58

A new report suggests that over the past two decades, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise.

El Nino may be behind melting of Antarctica`s Pine Island Glacier

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:42

The floating ice shelf at the tip of Pine Island Glacier, one of the biggest routes for ice to flow from Antarctica into the sea, has been melting and thinning for the past four decades causing the glacier to speed up and discharge more ice, researchers say.

New Jersey shore likely to face unprecedented flooding by mid-century

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:40

The New Jersey shore will likely experience a sea-level rise of about 1.5 feet by 2050 and of about 3.5 feet by 2100 leading to unprecedented flooding in the areas.