The future of Australia’s premier science organisation, the CSIRO, has again being placed in doubt by indications that 'doing science for science sake' will not be part of its strategy.

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global seas could rise nearly twice as much as previous, widely accepted estimates, according to a study published on Thursday saying low-lying cities face p

Climate and ice-sheet modelling that includes ice fracture dynamics reveals that Antarctica could contribute more than a metre of sea-level rise by 2100 and more than 15 metres by 2500, if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated.

Melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheet could cause sea level to rise by twice as much as previous thought.

We use numerical climate simulations, paleoclimate data, and modern observations to study the effect of growing ice melt from Antarctica and Greenland. Meltwater tends to stabilize the ocean column, inducing amplifying feedbacks that increase subsurface ocean warming and ice shelf melting.

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The East Antarctic ice sheet is a 'sleeping giant' and the world is on track for massive sea level rises resulting from its melting due to the rising carbon dioxide levels, scientists warn.

WELLINGTON, March 11 (Xinhua) -- The world is on track for massive sea level rises resulting from the melting of an Antarctic ice sheet if carbon dioxide emissions continue as predicted, a leading

As sea levels rise, threatening cities from New York to Shanghai, the economic damage will increase even faster, scientists said on Monday.

The first platform dedicated to measuring the ozone layer has been installed in the Chilean Antarctic, to study the impacts of the hole in the ozone layer on climate change in the region, it was an

The contribution of the Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets to sea level has increased in recent decades, largely owing to the thinning and retreat of outlet glaciers and ice streams. This dynamic loss is a serious concern, with some modelling studies suggesting that the collapse of a major ice sheet could be imminent or potentially underway in West Antarctica, but others predicting a more limited response.

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