24 March, 2017 – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and reefs in the Maldives have been dangerously weakened by coral bleaching caused by global warming and El Niño events.
19 March, 2017 – By 2100 much of Europe faces severe coastal flooding and sea level rise averaging over 50 centimetres, even with stringent greenhouse gas cuts, scientists say.
18 March, 2017 – Climate change and a $10bn-dollar development scheme in the Maldives pose double danger for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise.
12 March, 2017 – Europe can expect mounting coastal climate damage during this century, scientists say, with similar problems affecting the rest of the world as well.
4 February, 2017 – Saltwater intrusion exacerbated by climate change is hitting rice production in vulnerable delta regions and threatens to cause food shortages.
22 January, 2017 – Warning for coastal cities as research shows that it is 120,000 years since the global sea level was substantially higher than it is now.
16 January, 2017 – Short-lived greenhouse gases will continue to affect the oceans for centuries however much the world achieves by carbon cuts.
7 January, 2017 – New evidence based on groundwater and stream flow reveals mixed messages for the United States, as flood and hurricane frequency depends on region.
1 January, 2017 – Soils face a global threat as population pressure, human development and swelling cities lead to mounting cropland loss.
17 December, 2016 – Scientists now believe that the East Antarctic ice sheet could become unstable, a discovery with potentially serious global implications.
29 November, 2016 – A warming climate is exposing the Arctic to the possibility of radical changes that could affect the rest of the planet, scientists say.