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Record ocean temperatures put Earth in ‘uncharted territory’, say scientists

Temperatures in the world’s oceans have broken fresh records, testing new highs for more than a month in an “unprecedented” run that has led to scientists stating the Earth has reached “uncharted territory” in the climate crisis.

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U.S. Southeast, Gulf coasts experiencing record sea-level rise

The coasts of the southeastern United States and the Gulf of Mexico are seeing record sea-level rise caused by man-made climate change and a peak in natural weather variability, according to a new study.

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United Nations adopts landmark resolution on climate justice

A UN resolution was adopted on Wednesday that should make it easier to hold polluting countries legally accountable for failing to tackle the climate emergency, in a vote which was hailed as a historic victory for climate justice.

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Rising seas threaten ‘mass exodus on a biblical scale’, UN chief warns

António Guterres calls for urgent action as climate-driven sea level rise brings a ‘torrent of trouble’ to almost a billion people,

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Robin McKie: Thor the disoriented walrus enthralled Brits, but cut no ice with climate sceptics

Warming seas almost certainly prompted the huge mammal’s wanderings, even if deniers claim all is well in the Arctic.

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Microphones dropped into ocean off Greenland to record melting icebergs

An expedition of scientists and an artist is deploying underwater microphones in the ocean off Greenland to record and preserve the soundscape of melting icebergs.

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Fate of ‘sleeping giant’ East Antarctic ice sheet ‘in our hands’ – study

The melting of the world’s biggest ice sheet would cause catastrophic sea level rise, but can be avoided with fast climate action.

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