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Category: Sea Level Rise

Cuba: Sea levels to rise more than 30 in. by 2100

Cuba: Sea levels to rise more than 30 in. by 2100

Cuban scientists warn that right now it is urgent to preserve mangroves, coral reefs, sea grass and sand beaches. Each of these ecosystems is a natural barrier to defend the coasts from the impact of climate change and sea level rise. Most of the 400 beaches of Cuba’s territory are affected by erosion with a receding coastline estimated at 1.2 meters per year.

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2011 Ashden Awards international finalists, in pictures

2011 Ashden Awards international finalists, in pictures

Eight sustainable energy pioneers from Africa and Asia have been selected as international finalists for the prestigious Ashden Awards for sustainable energy 2011.

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One million Bangladesh Homes on Solar Power

One million Bangladesh Homes on Solar Power

The number of households in electricity-starved Bangladesh using solar panels has crossed the one million mark, the fastest expansion of solar use in the world.

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Human Activities Produce More Carbon Dioxide Emissions Than Do Volcanoes

Human Activities Produce More Carbon Dioxide Emissions Than Do Volcanoes

On average, human activities put out in just three to five days, the equivalent amount of carbon dioxide that volcanoes produce globally each year.

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Climate change: How do we know?

Climate change: How do we know?

The current warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is very likely human-induced and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented in the past 1,300 years. In the meantime, the fate of the only international agreement that sets binding targets for curbing greenhouse gases is hanging by a thread…

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Arctic Melt Raises Sea Levels and Reinforces Global Warming

Arctic Melt Raises Sea Levels and Reinforces Global Warming

If you want to see global warming’s signature, look to the Arctic. Up north, the air is warming and the ice is melting. For two decades, scientists have predicted these things would happen as the Earth warms, and now we see that the Arctic is changing much as expected. Melting Arctic ice is also contributing significantly to sea level rise.

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Salt Mapper For Climate Forecasts, NASA

Salt Mapper For Climate Forecasts, NASA

Today’s scientists have learned that they can harness salt- this invaluable mineral- to foresee the future of Earth’s climate.

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Rising sea levels endangering Australia’s World Heritage-listed Kakadu wetlands

Rising sea levels endangering Australia’s World Heritage-listed Kakadu wetlands

A study released by Australia Government, finds that Kakadu National Park, a protected northern territory, half the size of Switzerland, is one of Australia’s “natural ecosystems most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change”, with higher oceans being a “serious risk” to its ecosystem.

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Climate Change Impacts in China

Climate Change Impacts in China

The received wisdom used to be that climate change would have relatively little impact on China. But that views seems outdated.

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