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Cloud blanket warms up melting icecap

30 January, 2016 – New study shows that up to 30% of the Greenland icecap melting is due to cloud cover that is helping to raise temperatures − and accelerate sea level rise.

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Global glacier melt reaches record levels

5 August, 2015 – Scientists say tens of thousands of glaciers are melting faster than ever − and many will continue to do so even if climate change can be stabilised.

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Half of climate safety level has gone

2 August, 2015 – Global temperatures have risen by 1°C in 150 years: one scientist says 2°C could unleash catastrophic sea level rise this century.

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