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Ice and fire: large blaze burns in Greenland for two weeks

A large wildfire has been burning in Greenland for at least two weeks.

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Behind the Lens: Climate Refugees

Kiribati residents’ “carbon footprints” are among the lowest in the world. These are not people who travel by air or drive gas-guzzling vehicles. They’re not the big carbon polluters but they’re the ones who’ll be among the first to have their lives disrupted by climate change through rising sea levels and extreme weather…

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Climate change will likely wreck their livelihoods – but they still don’t buy the science

The small Louisiana town of Cameron could be the first in the US to be fully submerged by rising sea levels – and yet locals, 90% of whom voted for Trump, still aren’t convinced about climate change.

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New technique offers clues to measure the deoxygenation of the ocean

The living, breathing ocean may be slowly starting to suffocate. More than two percent of the ocean’s oxygen content has been depleted during the last half century, according to reports, and marine ‘dead zones’ continue to expand throughout the global ocean.

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In Egypt, A Rising Sea — And Growing Worries About Climate Change’s Effects

On Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, August should be prime tourist season. But the seaside restaurants in Alexandria are almost empty. According to the World Bank, Egypt is one of the countries that will be most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

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Al Gore: Trump has failed to knock Paris climate deal off course

Former US vice president says the US will meet its climate commitments in spite of Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the global agreement.

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Trump won’t stop Americans hitting the Paris climate targets. Here’s how we do it

Forget the White House, a new coalition of cities, businesses and universities are taking a lead role in fighting climate change…

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Cause of Atlantic coastline’s sea level rise hot spots now revealed

Seas rose in the southeastern US between 2011 and 2015 by more than six times the global average sea level rise that is already happening due to human-induced global warming, new research shows. The combined effects of El Niño (ENSO) and the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), both of which are naturally occurring climate processes, drove this recent sea level rise hot spot, according to the study.

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No longer water under the bridge, statistics yields new data on sea levels

While the scientific community has long warned about rising sea levels and their destructive impact on some of the United States’ most populous cities, researchers have developed a new, statistical method that more precisely calculates the rate of sea level rise, showing it’s not only increasing, but accelerating.

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