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Pine Island Glacier drains an area of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet that measures 160,000 sq km
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Huge glacier retreat triggered in 1940s

The melting Antarctic glacier that now contributes more to sea-level rise than any other ice stream began its big decline in the 1940s.

Huge glacier retreat triggered in 1940s
First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour: scientists
First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour: scientists

Coral bleaching has been detected in Sydney Harbour. The damaging phenomenon is blamed on warming sea-surface temperatures.

First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour: scientists
Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands
Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands

Residents in low-lying areas of the Marshall Islands are braced for flooding underscoring the islands' vulnerability to climate change.

Rising seas swamp Marshall Islands
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Climate change 'forcing species to move'

Warming temperatures are causing about half of the world's plants and animals to move location, with every major type of species affected.

Climate change 'forcing species to move'
Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry
Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry

Russia is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the world, sounding an alarm on the rise in floods and wildfires nationwide.

Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry
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Glaciers may be gone in 65 years, Kazakhstan may face water shortages: Dr Severskiy

Dzhungar Alatau glaciers can disappear by 2080 and Kazakhstan will be experiencing water shortages, said Doctor of Geographical Sciences Igor Severskiy.

Glaciers may be gone in 65 years, Kazakhstan may face water shortages: Dr Severskiy
Arctic Ocean. ©Reuters/Kathryn Hansen/NASA
US, British science academies: Climate change is real

US and British scientific academies said there was a clear consensus that climate change is real and will have serious disruptive effects on the planet.

US, British science academies: Climate change is real
US, French presidents call for 'ambitious' climate change deal
US, French presidents call for 'ambitious' climate change deal

The presidents of France and the United States issued a joint call Monday for other nations to join them in seeking an "ambitious" agreement to curb climate change.

US, French presidents call for 'ambitious' climate change deal
Ozone pact helped cool the planet: study
Ozone pact helped cool the planet: study

A slowdown in global warming that climate sceptics cite in favour of their cause was partly induced by one of the world's most successful environment treaties, a study said on Sunday.

Ozone pact helped cool the planet: study
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. ©Reuters/Ina Fassbender
Global warming linked to wildfires: UN climate chief

Wildfires are "absolutely" linked to global warming and increasingly intense heatwaves, the UN climate chief has said, as bushfires burned out of control in Australia.

Global warming linked to wildfires: UN climate chief
Warming 'pause' gives thought for scientists, sceptics
Warming 'pause' gives thought for scientists, sceptics

A slowdown in warming that has provided fuel for climate sceptics is one of the thorniest issues in a report to be issued by UN experts.

Warming 'pause' gives thought for scientists, sceptics
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Crop pests moving polewards through global warming

Crop-damaging insects, bacteria, fungus and viruses are moving poleward by nearly three kilometres (two miles) each year, helped by global warming.

Crop pests moving polewards through global warming
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Science points to a new global warming source: the sea

Oceans that grow more acidic through Man's fossil fuel burning emissions, can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation.

Science points to a new global warming source: the sea
US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming
US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington Sunday to generate pressure on President Barack Obama to take concrete measures to fight global warming.

US protesters urge Obama to act on global warming
Cities affect weather thousands of kilometres away
Cities affect weather thousands of kilometres away

Heat from large cities alters local streams of high-altitude winds, potentially affecting weather in locations thousands of kilometres (miles) away.

Cities affect weather thousands of kilometres away
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Climate: 'Rock' fix for oceans is badly flawed: study

Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws.

Climate: 'Rock' fix for oceans is badly flawed: study
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US study says El Nino, climate change link fuzzy

The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change.

US study says El Nino, climate change link fuzzy
Troubled UN climate talks spill over
Troubled UN climate talks spill over

UN talks seeking to slow the march of destructive global warming ran far into extra time Saturday as host Qatar sought to broker an end to the standoff between rich and poor nations on funding.

Troubled UN climate talks spill over
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Arab world to bear brunt of climate change: World Bank

Global warming will have dire consequences for the Middle East and North Africa, with even hotter and drier conditions devastating everything from agriculture to tourism.

Arab world to bear brunt of climate change: World Bank
Japan eyes reduced emission cut target: official
Japan eyes reduced emission cut target: official

Japan may backpedal on its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a quarter, an official said Wednesday, dealing a further blow to already deadlocked global warming talks in Doha.

Japan eyes reduced emission cut target: official