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Pine Island Glacier drains an area of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet that measures 160,000 sq km
© BAS/J.SMITH/ BBC.COM 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.
25 ноября 2016
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.
19 апреля 2016
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.
11 марта 2016
©Reuters/Michael Studinger/NASA/Handout 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.
10 февраля 2016
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.
25 декабря 2015
Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov 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.
31 июля 2015
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.
27 февраля 2014
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.
10 февраля 2014
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.
11 ноября 2013
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.
22 октября 2013
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.
24 сентября 2013
©REUTERS/Gary Cameron 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.
02 сентября 2013
©REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha 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.
26 августа 2013
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.
18 февраля 2013
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.
29 января 2013
©REUTERS 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.
22 января 2013
©REUTERS 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.
05 января 2013
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.
09 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of 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.
06 декабря 2012
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.
05 декабря 2012

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