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Coastal flooding in Europe ‘could cost up to €1 trillion per year’ by 2100

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Guest post: How global warming is causing ocean oxygen levels to fall

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Sea level rise due to Antarctic ice melt has ‘tripled over past five years’

The rate of sea level rise resulting from the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet has tripled over the past five years, according to...

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