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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Greenland's glaciers are dumping more than twice as much ice into the Atlantic Ocean now as 10 years ago because glaciers are sliding off the land more quickly, researchers said on Thursday.
The Group of Eight rich countries meet next month in Scotland, with climate change being a major agenda item. Most leaders agree there must be a breakthrough for the needed urgent action to be taken. But the United States is expected to block progress. Will Prime Minister Blair at last succeed in getting President Bush to go along with him on at least this topic.
Fear over coastal erosion, sea-level rise and intensive weather calamities, all believed to be linked to global warming, is triggering more cases of climate-related litigation, writes RICHARD INGHAM.
The leading scientist of the world#8217;s authoritative body on climate change shares his views and concerns on the global environmental crisis with TAN CHENG LI.