Asian coastal cities sinking fast: study

Sprawling coastal cities in South and Southeast Asia are sinking faster than elsewhere in the world, leaving tens of millions of people more vulnerable to rising sea levels, a new study says.

Greenland's ice melted away at least once in last million years

The ice sheet atop Greenland —which holds enough frozen water to swamp coastal cities worldwide—has melted to the ground at least once in the last million years despite CO2 levels far lower than today, stunned scientists ...

Arctic change has widespread impacts

As the Arctic warms faster than the rest of the globe, permafrost, land ice and sea ice are disappearing at unprecedented rates. And these changes not only affect the infrastructure, economies and cultures of the Arctic, ...

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