Sea Level Rise
A team of researchers say they have resolved a major issue in accurately measuring the contributions of different factors to rising sea levels.
Ben Cubby Ports will need to be fortified against the effects of climate change, including higher sea levels, storm surges and more erosion, according to the most detailed study of the problem yet undertaken.
Deborah Snow Escalating climate change will have an impact on every aspect of Australian Defence Force operations, a report warns, with rising natural disasters and changes to the "physical battle space"...
Canadian glaciers that are the world's third biggest store of ice after Antarctica and Greenland seem headed for an irreversible melt that will push up sea levels, scientists say..
The US government is at high risk of financial exposure from climate change, the Government Accountability Office said on Thursday, two days after President Barack Obama vowed to tackle the issue...
Nicky Phillips THE first complete ice cores drilled from the Greenland ice sheet that extend back more than 120,000 years to the Earth’s last great warming period reveal the ice sheet experienced surface...
The world could avoid much of the damaging effects of climate change this century if greenhouse gas emissions are curbed more sharply, research shows.
A coalition of seven eastern states led by New York plans to sue the US Environmental Protection Agency for failing to issue new guidelines to curb methane emissions.
Evidence that global warming is man-made is getting stronger, the head of a UN panel of climate scientists said, in a further blow to sceptics who argue rising temperatures can be explained by...
Sea levels are rising 60 per cent faster than UN projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.
Climate change is likely to be more severe than some models have implied, according to a study which ratchets up the possible temperature rises and subsequent climatic impacts.
A huge storm barrels down on the United States, wreaking havoc with punishing winds, record flooding, heavy snowfall and massive blackouts.
Ben Cubby Earth may be approaching its points of no return.
Salt marshes around the world's coasts will help slow climate change until about 2050 by soaking up greenhouse gases but then risk making the problem even worse as sea levels rise, a study shows.
The chance to save the world's coral reefs from damage caused by climate change is dwindling as man-made greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists said in a study released on Sunday.
Andrew Darby Leading Australian scientists have firmed their view on the rate of sea-level rise, in the latest snapshot of this climate change problem.
Adam Morton State trails other parts of the world in harnessing wind power, says national Climate Commission.
Michael Bachelard Do the media ignore the scientific uncertainty about climate change? The 'Climate Agenda' series continues as Michael Bachelard reports.
Shopping centres, office buildings, roads and railways worth $226 billion could be at risk if climate change causes the sea level to rise 1m.
Jo Chandler Any regular observer of the annual international climate talks will be aware that these events create their own extreme weather.