Coastal cities face their mortality on the climate 'frontline'
In city upon city, office towers, warehouses and homes crowd the water's edge as if they are jostling to take a dip, major roads hug the shore, landing strips jut dauntlessly into the frothing waves
Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected: Researchers
By timing how long it takes for radar waves to bounce back from the ice, they can calculate the height of the ice above the water, from which they can infer the ice’s total thickness
Rising global temperatures 'inexorably closer' to climate tipping point: UN study
The report predicts a 90 per cent chance that at least one of the years between 2021 and 2025 will become the warmest year on record, topping 2016 temperatures
Melting Antarctic could push seas to 'catastrophic' levels at 3C warming
Antarctic melting could cause a "dramatic" rise in sea levels if countries fail to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), posing a serious threat to low-lying and coastal ...
World's glaciers melting faster: Study
The study in the science journal Nature provides one of the most wide-ranging overviews yet of ice mass loss from about 220,000 glaciers around the world, a major source of sea level rise