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Sea level could rise 'height of man' by 2100

NEWS: Scientists say sea level unlikely to rise beyond 1.8m by end of century – a rise still disastrous for tropical fishermen

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Sweden rated as 'world's greenest country'

NEWS: New report ranks countries’ green performance, next to how well they’re perceived to be performing

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Arctic ice melt sends Alaskan temperatures soaring by 7C

NEWS: Scientists in the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked 7C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice

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Sahel faces food crisis as population surges towards one billion

NEWS: Human numbers are rising in one of the world’s driest regions, but harvest levels could suffer from climate change

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Washington DC could face 300 floods a year by 2045 - study

NEWS: East Coast states need to plan for increased frequency of tidal flooding caused by rising sea levels, say scientists

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Extra heat found in oceans explains global warming 'pause'

NEWS: Much more heat is being absorbed by the world’s oceans in some regions than previously thought, find scientists

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China emissions rising on high-carbon economic growth

NEWS: Economic success story has been driven by investment in high carbon sectors such as cement and steel, find researchers

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Climate consensus: scientists and sceptics suspend hostilities

NEWS: Twitter adversaries meet over dinner to discuss the climate debate, and why everyone hates each other so much

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Greenland ice melt likely to accelerate say scientists

NEWS: Vast ice sheet more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought, say scientists

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UK set for driest September since records began

NEWS: Provisional Met Office figures suggest that this September will be UK’s driest since at least 1910

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How climate change affected the world's weather in 2013

NEWS: Scientific review shows heatwaves in China, Japan, Korea and Australia were made more likely by global warming

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California burning points to more frequent wildfires

NEWS: Incidence of forest and scrub fires has doubled in US since 1990s, say researchers

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Antarctic sea ice reaches record high, as Arctic hits 2014 minimum

NEWS: As Arctic ice reaches its annual low point, scientists puzzle over increasing sea ice in the Antarctic

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Earth has 30 years before carbon budget is blown

NEWS: Emissions set to rise 2.5% in 2015 say researchers, with China and India driving new CO2 growth

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Population explosion lowers chance of managing climate change

NEWS: Analysis shows 80% probability that planet’s population will rise this century, with serious implications and climate change

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Rising seas could sink Australian coastal cities - report

NEWS: Sydney Opera House at risk as rising sea levels sea levels linked to climate change threaten Australian coast

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NASA: August 2014 is hottest since records began

NEWS: US Agency confirms further record breaking temperatures for 2014, as California drought continues

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Antarctic sea levels rising faster than global average

NEWS: Researchers say around 350 billion tonnes of water from glaciers linked to rises of up to 8 centimetres

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America’s heartland wilts under climate change onslaught

NEWS: Researchers say US southwest is expected to become steadily more arid as planetary temperatures soar

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UN warns on ocean acidification as GHG levels soar

NEWS: Carbon dioxide emissions in 2013 were largest on record since 1984, says World Meteorological Organization

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