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New Zealand, China meet to discuss climate change

After the bilateral talks, New Zealand Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said : "China is a key player in the global response to climate change and the implementation of China's commitments under the Paris Agreement will be critical for its success."
Posted: February 17, 2017, 10:03 am
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El Nino rears its head again, but confirmation only in April

The India Meteorological Department’s latest El Nino/La Nina update has indicated a gradual transition to an El Nino-like condition around September — the last month of monsoon. Met officials, however, stressed that a lot of uncertainty prevailed on the possibility of another El Nino during the latter part of 2017. A clearer picture would emerg
Posted: February 11, 2017, 5:53 am
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EU body: Climate change poses increasingly severe risks

The European Environment Agency says the continent is facing rising sea levels and more extreme weather, such as more frequent and more intense heat waves, flooding, droughts and storms because of climate change.
Posted: January 25, 2017, 2:12 pm
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Sea levels 'could rise higher than a three-storey building due to climate change'

The last time ocean temperatures were this warm, sea levels were up to nine metres higher than they are today, according to the findings of a new study, which were described as "extremely worrying" by one expert.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 8:39 pm
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2016 was hottest year ever recorded: UN weather agency

The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said, highlighting new records in indicators of human-caused climate change and loss of Artic sea ice.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 11:13 am
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Climate science bedeviled by 'tipping points'

Ice sheets with enough frozen water to lift sea levels more than a dozen metres; powerful ocean currents that keep bone-chilling winters at bay on both sides of the Atlantic; monsoon rains upon which hundreds of millions in Asia depend for food -- all are at risk of irretrievable disruption.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 10:16 am
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