US cities face growing flood risks

As the seas rise, US cities can expect varied flood risks: some will have more of the worst floods, others more frequent familiar inundations.
Posted On 13 Jun 2017
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Deep in the oceans, human activities are taking a toll.

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more.
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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Oil’s methane emissions higher than feared

New study shows that oil production can result in methane emissions up to twice as high as estimated by ‘simplistic’ data collection systems.
Posted On 06 Feb 2017
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Seawater dents delta rice production

Saltwater intrusion exacerbated by climate change is hitting rice production in vulnerable delta regions and threatens to cause food shortages.
Posted On 04 Feb 2017
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Carbon cuts will not prevent sea level rise  

Short-lived greenhouse gases will continue to affect the oceans for centuries however much the world achieves by carbon cuts. We are going to live with this for a very long time.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017
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Unhealthy forests affect distant ecosystems

When a significant number of trees die, due to drought, heat, insect infestation or exploitation, the climate of forests in faraway lands is altered
Posted On 09 Dec 2016
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Hottest years will soon be the new normal

The soaring temperatures of recent hottest years on record will be the norm by 2040, with Australia first to feel the heat.
Posted On 20 Nov 2016
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New National Oceans Protection Plan Announced

Goal is to have a world-leading marine safety system that protects Canada’s coasts from oil tanker spills
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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