Some UK communities may need to relocate as flood risk is rising, warns Environment Agency

The EA chief has said extreme flooding is becoming the new normal

Ocean pollution went deeper than ever!

Ocean acidification has reached the highest level in 26,000 years, according to a new report

Sea-level rise ‘to affect billion people by 2050’

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests climate change could mean sea levels rise by more than a metre by the end of the century

Rising seas ‘could force US coastal communities to spend $416bn on seawalls’

The Centre for Climate Integrity (CCI) suggests this spending will be needed over the next 20 years to defend against sea level rise

UK-US giant Antarctic glacier research mission begins

They will explore a potential rise in global sea levels and possible global disruptions due to climate change

Landmark UN climate report urges ‘rapid and unprecedented’ action to limit global warming

It warns human activities have already caused around 1°C of warming above pre-industrial levels and is likely to reach 1.5°C by as early as 2030

NASA to launch new laser to track Earth’s polar ice loss

The new technology will measure the height change of ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica ‘to within the width of a pencil’

NASA: Climate change slows rise in sea levels

NASA has revealed how water storage on land has affected the rate of rise in sea levels. That’s due to climate, its report stated. While ice sheets and glaciers are melting, changes in weather in the past decade have caused Earth’s continents to soak up and store an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water in soils, […]

‘World’s highest’ wind farm rises in Tibet

China has started work on the “world’s highest” wind farm located around 4,900 metres above sea level in Tibet, reports claim. Wind farm developer Longyuan Power has completed installing five wind turbines so far out of the planned 33 turbines in total in south west China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (pictured), according to Chinese reports. The […]