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Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has identified potential opportunities and threats for the UK that could arise as a result of climate change. Beaches and historic coastlines are likely to be reshaped by coastal erosion, with the rate expected to increase fourfold, the report said.

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Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Known to Venetians as the acqua alta, or “high water,” flooding driven by high tides submerges the lowest 14 percent of the Italian destination four times a year, on average. And it’s only getting worse.

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Dungeness’s strange beauty under threat from shingle plan

Dungeness’s strange beauty under threat from shingle plan

One of Europe’s most beautiful seascapes is in danger of being destroyed by a botched attempt to shore up its beach defences,

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How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

A new study led by a NASA scientist highlights 14 key air pollution control measures that if implemented could slow the pace of global warming and save millions of lives.

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Bold Plan Proposed to Save Coastal Louisiana

Bold Plan Proposed to Save Coastal Louisiana

A $50 billion, 50-year proposal aspires to stop coastal land loss in Louisiana. Since the 1930s, the state’s coast has lost about 1,900 square miles, an area larger than Rhode Island.

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Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

In the past decade satellites have observed a decrease in Greenland’s reflectiveness. This darker surface now absorbs more sunlight, which accelerates melting. So why is the area becoming darker?

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Arctic settles into new phase: warmer, greener, and less ice

Arctic settles into new phase: warmer, greener, and less ice

An international team of scientists who monitor the rapid changes in the Earth’s northern polar region say that the Arctic is entering a new state, one with warmer air and water temperatures, less summer sea ice and snow cover, and a changed ocean chemistry.

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Climate Change And Global Security

Climate Change And Global Security

Once viewed as an issue of interest only to greens or academics, the threat posed by climate change to security is now eyed with deepening concern by politicians and defence chiefs. Droughts and floods which devastate crops and rising seas which imperil coastal cities will become potent triggers for tensions and unrest, say experts.

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UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

Amid fresh warnings of climate-related disasters in the future, delegates from about 190 countries were gathering in Durban for a two-week U.N. conference beginning Monday. They hope to break deadlocks on how to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, as the stakes for the negotiations are high, underscored by new scientific studies.

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