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1st September 2008

Extreme and risky action the only way to tackle global warming
Political inaction on global warming has become so dire that nations must now consider extreme technical solutions - such as blocking out the sun - to address catastrophic temperature rises, scientists from around the world warn today.
Guardian Unlimited

Global Warming: Sea Level rises may accelerate due to melting ice sheet
By the end of the century sea levels may be rising three times as fast as they are at present, as a result of rapid melting of the Greenland ice sheet.
Guardian Unlimited


30th July 2008

Bangladesh landmass 'is growing'
New research shows Bangladesh may not be as vulnerable to rising sea levels caused by climate change as previously feared, scientists in Dhaka say.
BBC News

China's renewable energy revolution
Guardian Unlimited

Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk
A large chunk of an Arctic ice shelf has broken free of the northern Canadian coast, scientists say.
BBC News

25th July 2008

Life in the shadow of China's melting glacier
Glaciers in the Tian Mountains in western China are melting due to global warming. Jonathan Watts photographs how this affects local people
Guardian Online

22nd July 2008

Warming world 'drying wetlands'
More than 700 scientists are attending a major conference to draw up an action plan to protect the world's wetlands.
BBC News

2nd July 2008

Climate concerns halt coal plant
The US state of Georgia has blocked construction of a new coal-fired power station because of concerns over its carbon dioxide emissions. Is the US changing direction?
BBC News