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Concerns raised over Paris climate goals

26 July, 2016 – New analysis shows that the science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels urgently needs more research.

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Cyclones set to get fiercer as world warms

16 July, 2016 – New analysis of cyclone data and computer climate modelling indicates that global warming is likely to intensify the destructive power of tropical storms .

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UK could warm by 4°C this century

14 July, 2016 – Scientific advisers warn that, by 2100, temperatures in Britain could rise by twice as much as the internationally-agreed limit set at the Paris climate conference.

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Climate’s coral killers move in swiftly

23 June, 2016 – Worst-ever coral reef bleaching event affects 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef as rising temperatures and sea levels bring swift death to swathes of colourful corals.

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Arctic melting feeds on itself

12 June, 2016 – Melting sea ice is affecting the closely-linked Arctic climate in a feedback that will speed up warming there, scientists say.

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Climate damage threatens heritage sites

27 May, 2016 – Scientists warn that some of the jewels in the crown of the world’s natural and man-made treasures face decay and destruction because of climate change.

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US insurance aid props up climate-risk homes

24 May, 2016 – Major insurer calls for an end to government subsidies that encourage expensive house-building schemes in areas of the US at high risk of floods and storms.

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Shock impacts hit Greenland’s ice

14 May, 2016 – New research indicates that melting of the Northern Hemisphere’s biggest ice sheet is being accelerated by the seismic impact of waves crashing against Greenland’s coastline.

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Climate scientists’ high degree of concern

22 April, 2016 – As world leaders meet in New York today to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change, researchers warn that lack of ambition on limiting global warming could have devastating effects.

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