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Arctic tipping points put planet at risk

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.

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Record losses as global warming worsens

15 November, 2016 − While governments continue to negotiate on climate change, meteorological scientists warn that the global warming situation is rapidly deteriorating.

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US faces megadroughts and superstorms

25 October, 2016 – New studies warn that megadroughts and superstorms could become regular events in the US if if burning fossil fuels continues.

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Europe must prepare for extreme weather

7 October, 2016 − Cities and towns across Europe are warned to adapt to the battering they face from intense storms as extreme weather events become more frequent.

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Greenland rises as ice sheet melts faster

1 October, 2016 – New research shows that Greenland has been losing billions more tonnes of ice than thought – and gaining height as bedrock rises under less weight.

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Climate impact on crops will hit poorest

27 September, 2016 – Global food production may need to rise by more than 100 per cent to deal with climate change’s effects on crops in the most vulnerable regions.

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Food supply fears spark China land grab

26 September, 2016 – With the impacts of climate change threatening food supply as population grows, China is buying land on other continents to grow more crops.

Young boys collecting pieces of lumber they can use to rebuild their house in Tanauan, Leyte. 
UNHCR / R. Rocamora

Ocean warming intensifies power of typhoons

11 September, 2016 – The violence of typhoons that devastate Asian coastal regions is being magnified by rising sea surface temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

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