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As sea level rises, Fijian village begins to relocate citizens

As sea level rises, Fijian village begins to relocate citizens

Fijian village relocated under country’s climate change refugee program as sea levels rise.

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Graph of the Day: If all the ice melted

Graph of the Day: If all the ice melted

Nat Geo’s map of the world’s coastlines after 216ft sea-level rise has been labeled scaremongering, but the science suggests it’s a conservative view.

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Five reasons why sea ice decline should be front page news

Five reasons why sea ice decline should be front page news

The decline in Arctic sea ice should concern us in the same way a collapse of the economic system does. Here’s why…

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Pacific nations gather to figure out how to survive climate change

Pacific nations gather to figure out how to survive climate change

The 44th Pacific Islands Forum centres on the region’s greatest threat: climate change, and the ‘complete insufficiency’ of current efforts to mitigate it.

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Amid rapid Arctic warming, US releases new strategy

Amid rapid Arctic warming, US releases new strategy

The prospect of a seasonally ice-free Arctic has sparked a scramble for influence in the region. America’s new strategy highlights conflicting goals.

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Mixed Greens: Arab nations climate bill – $12 billion and counting

Mixed Greens: Arab nations climate bill – $12 billion and counting

World Bank says climate change costing Arab nations billions, will make some cities unlivable. Plus: free EV charging for ACT; Qld solar; and British Airways.

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Graph of the Day: Impact of sea-level rise on insured losses

Graph of the Day: Impact of sea-level rise on insured losses

Swiss Re report finds a 10-inch rise in global average sea levels by 2050 would nearly double the probability of extreme flood losses.

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Sea levels rising 60% faster than projected: study

Sea levels rising 60% faster than projected: study

New study confirms climate change is happening as fast – sometimes faster – than climate models had projected. Not so for sea-level rise.

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Risk and the rising tide

Risk and the rising tide

Australian governments are betting that the more severe sea-level rise projections won’t eventuate. But this is a reckless and costly gamble.

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Climate change and our Pacific neighbours

Climate change and our Pacific neighbours

A major new scientific report assesses the increasing significance – and impact – of human-forced climate change in the Pacific region.

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Ice melt: NASA satellites point to huge losses

Ice melt: NASA satellites point to huge losses

Ice mass lost from Greenland, Antarctica and the Earth’s glaciers and ice caps enough to cover the US with a 1.5 feet deep layer.