News tagged with global sea level

UN conference adopts extension of Kyoto accord

(AP)—A U.N. climate conference agreed Saturday to extend the Kyoto Protocol, a treaty that limits the greenhouse gas output of some rich countries but which will only cover about 15 percent of global emissions.

dateDec 09, 2012 in Environment
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World Bank: Arab World hit hard by climate change

(AP)—The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more recording-breaking ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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UN climate scientist: Sandy no coincidence

(AP)—Though it's tricky to link a single weather event to climate change, Hurricane Sandy was "probably not a coincidence" but an example of the extreme weather events that are likely to strike the U.S. ...

dateNov 27, 2012 in Environment
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What goes down must come back up

(Phys.org)—For most of the past two decades, the NASA and European Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and Jason-2 satellites have tracked the gradual rise of the world's ocean in response to global warming. In August ...

dateNov 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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