News tagged with global sea level

Video: How will climate change impact shelter?

Around the globe, extreme events such as floods, droughts, hurricanes, tornadoes, and heat waves increasingly result in forced migration and loss of life, property, and security. Hot days are becoming hotter and more frequent, ...

dateAug 15, 2017 in Environment
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Sea level is a surprisingly variable parameter

Every measurement starts at zero. This simple fact is anything but trivial when it comes to measuring geographic elevations, as opinions have long differed about how mean sea level should be defined. Sea level as a reference ...

dateAug 10, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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ADB warns climate change 'disastrous' for Asia

A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be "disastrous" for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Environment
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