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2016 set to be hottest year yet; CO2 rising

The world is on track for its hottest year on record and levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have reached new highs, further fuelling global warming, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday. June marked

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UN panel to study toughest limit on global warming

The UN's panel of climate scientists agreed to study how to limit global warming to the toughest target set by world leaders, saying even small rises in temperatures could be harmful.   The panel would look i

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Global warming could stave off next ice age for 100,000 years

Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said.   In the past million years, the wo

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'Seas could rise 6 metres even if govts curb warming'

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday. Tracts of i

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Global warming 'a threat to Bahrain'

Bahrain’s status as an archipelago means it is at higher risk from global warming than its neighbours, according to a regional expert. That is largely due to the impact of rising sea levels, Arab Regional Centre for World He

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Port operators join hands to combat global warming

DP World and Hutchison Port Holding (HPH) have joined hands to combat global warming in a ‘Waste Reduction Campaign,’ that seeks to will multiply the effect of their individual efforts to curb global greenhouse emissions.

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Bahrain gets hotter as global climate changes

Global warming is behind soaring temperatures in Bahrain and is to blame for the country sweltering through record-breaking heat, according to the country's top weather expert.   It is also responsible for de

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Warming man-made; climate change to wreak havoc

Scientists meet on Monday to prepare the strongest warning yet that climate change is man-made and will cause more heatwaves, droughts and floods this century unless governments take action. &

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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

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Global carbon market growth stalls in 2010

The global carbon market dipped 1.4 per cent to $142 billion last year from $144 billion in 2009, as greenhouse gas emissions rose in the hottest year on record and the global economy stabilised, the World Bank said. The stall in growth wa

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