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As sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster

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


Study: West Antarctica warming fast, may quicken sea level rise

OSLO: West Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed, adding to worries of a thaw that would add to sea level rise from San Francisco to Shanghai, a study showed on Sunday.


Study: Seas rising faster than projected, low areas threatened

DOHA: Sea levels are rising 60 percent faster than U.N. projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.


Analysis: Miles to go on long road to climate deal

UNITED NATIONS: It happened in Rio, in 1992: The world officially woke up to the fact it was getting warmer outside. Seventeen years later in New York, the U.N. gathered presidents and premiers to talk about serious steps to turn down the heat. But the political climate may still be too cool for conclusive action.