Alister Doyle Environment Correspondent

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14 Jun 2018 | 1:13 AM

Antarctic thaw quickens, trillions of tonnes of ice raise sea levels

OSLO (Reuters) - An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimetre since the early 1990s in a risk for coasts from Pacific islands to Florida, an international team of scientists said on Thursday.

11 May 2018 | 1:10 AM

Logjam for Paris climate 'rule book' as end-2018 deadline looms

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Governments made slow progress on a "rule book" for a global climate accord after two weeks of talks ending on Thursday and agreed to a new round of negotiations to break a diplomatic logjam before a year-end deadline for a deal.

27 Feb 2018 | 12:23 AM

'Wacky' weather makes Arctic warmer than parts of Europe

OSLO (Reuters) - A freak warming around the North Pole is sending a blast of Arctic cold over Europe in a sign of "wacky" weather that may happen more often with man-made global warming, scientists said on Monday.

18 Jan 2018 | 11:45 PM

2017 was second or third warmest year, behind 2016 - U.N.

OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the second or third warmest on record behind 2016, and the hottest without an extra dose of heat caused by an El Niño event in the Pacific Ocean, the United Nations said on Thursday.

4 Jan 2018 | 10:10 PM

2017 was second hottest year on record, after 2016 - European data

OSLO (Reuters) - Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016 with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring centre said on Thursday.

22 Dec 2017 | 3:57 AM

Climate change seen causing big rise in migrant flow to EU by 2100

OSLO (Reuters) - Rapid global warming could almost triple the number of migrants reaching the European Union by 2100, adding to factors such as war and persecution that force people to leave home, scientists said on Thursday.

30 Nov 2017 | 11:40 PM

Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

OSLO (Reuters) - Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.

13 Nov 2017 | 5:57 PM

World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

12 Nov 2017 | 1:35 AM

Trump probably can't be swayed to stay in climate pact-Gore

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany, Japan and other U.S. allies are unlikely ever to persuade President Donald Trump to drop his plan to quit the Paris climate agreement, former U.S. vice president Al Gore predicted on Saturday.

11 Nov 2017 | 9:49 PM

Anti-Trump group says most of US economy backs Paris climate pact

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. cities, states and businesses accounting for more than half the country's economy remain committed to the 2015 Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's plan to pull out, an anti-Trump alliance said on Saturday.