Friday 27 November 2015

Rising seas could sink land even with 2C warming

Even if the world succeeds in meeting a goal to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 F), rising seas would still submerge land that is home to some 280 million people around the planet, researchers said. But if U.N. talk


Climate change threatens tourism industry

Climate change is a growing threat to tourism, from thawing ski resorts to coral reefs hit by warmer seas, and the industry itself should do more to curb its soaring greenhouse gas emissions, a study showed on Tuesday. Tourism'


Seas rising faster; low areas threatened

  Sea levels are rising 60 percent faster than UN projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.   The report, issued during UN talks in Qatar on com


Bahrain to step up vigil on high seas

Bahrain is bringing in new technology to protect its borders after an almost 10-fold increase in violations by fishermen between 2006 and last year, it was revealed. Figures show that eight Bahrainis were caught straying into the territori

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