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.
9 January, 2016 – Scientists have found evidence suggesting that melting icecap water from the interior of Greenland is adding to sea level rise faster than previously realised.
17 December, 2015 – US scientists say climate change affects the speed at which the Earth circles the Sun and even the length of a terrestrial day.
12 December, 2015 – COP21: “It is rare in any lifetime to have a chance to change the world”, declared France’s President François Hollande as the UN climate talks finally closed.
10 December, 2015 – COP21: Despite being a strenuous doubter of the facts of climate change, the US will lose an entire town to rising sea level within the next century.
9 December, 2015 – COP21: With the UN climate conference still trying to agree how to tackle global warming, a scientific group warns that policy is ignoring the reality of a melting world.
3 December, 2015 − COP21: Developing nations accuse rich world of trying to duck climate change responsibility, and warn that the UN summit will fail unless they “get real” on financial aid.
2 December, 2015 − COP21: People on low-lying islands threatened by climate-related disasters are barred from seeking sanctuary because they are classed as economic migrants.
29 November, 2015 − COP21: Scientists warn that any emissions reduction targets agreed at the UN climate summit that opens tomorrow can only be a starting point for tackling global warming.
21 November, 2015 – Warming oceans helped to worsen Australia’s floods five years ago by intensifying rainfall, researchers find.
14 November, 2015 – The increasing rate at which Greenland’s glaciers are melting this century has confounded polar scientists.