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Rising levels of CO2 in the ocean could spark blooms of toxic algae capable of causing harm to marine life and human health, a...

Solar geoengineering may not cool the oceans, study says

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CCC: England’s coastal defences need ‘urgent’ rethink to cope with climate change

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Mapped: The Mediterranean world heritage sites at risk from sea level rise

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Analyse: les scientifiques discutent les conclusions clés du rapport 1,5°C du GIEC

Le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) a publié cette semaine un rapport spécial sur un « réchauffement planétaire de 1,5°C ». Ce document résume...

In-depth: Scientists discuss key findings of the IPCC’s special report on 1.5C

Earlier this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on 1.5C. It summarised what the latest science says about the...

Guest post: 13 ‘ocean-based solutions’ for tackling climate change

Dr Phillip Williamson is an honorary reader at the University of East Anglia and science coordinator of the UK Greenhouse Gas Removal from the...

Arctic sea ice summer minimum in 2018 is sixth lowest on record

Arctic sea ice has reached its summer minimum extent for the year, clocking in at 4.59m square kilometres (sq km), which puts it joint...

Record 2017 hurricane season driven by warm Atlantic Ocean, study says

Last year’s record hurricane season – which saw Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria cause devastation across North and Central America – was primarily driven by “pronounced...

Restricting global warming to 1.5C would ‘halve’ risk of marine heatwaves

Marine heatwaves could become 41 times more likely across the globe by 2100 than in pre-industrial times if little is done to stop greenhouse...

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