It's big. It's cold. And it's melting into the world's oceans.
The official global target of a 2°C temperature rise is 'utterly inadequate' for protecting those at most risk from climate change, says a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), writing a commentary ...
Melting ice in West Antarctica is a major concern for global sea levels, and a key area may already be unstable enough to unleash three meters of ocean rise, scientists said Monday.
Global sea level rose faster in the 20th century than in any of the 27 previous centuries, according to a Rutgers University-led study published today.
An international research team led by a scientist at New Zealand's University of Otago has resolved the mystery of the processes involved in the Mediterranean Sea drying up around 5.6 million years ago.
The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has been awarded funding to upgrade the South Atlantic Tide Gauge Network. This network has now been continuously operating in some of Earth's most remote places for 30 years, including ...
Loss of ice in Antarctica caused by a warming ocean could raise global sea levels by three metres, research suggests.
Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami Beach's Purdy Avenue onto 20th Street and spots her destination, a perfect example of the consequences of sea level rise.
For the 70,000 residents of the Marshall Islands, global climate change isn't a theoretical concern with far-off potential consequences. The island nation is nowhere more than six feet above the Pacific Ocean, and because ...
The climate accord reached in Paris this month aims to cut planet-warming emissions worldwide with the goal of averting the most disastrous effects of climate change.