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'Seas could rise 6 metres even if govts curb warming'

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday. Tracts of i

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Global warming 'a threat to Bahrain'

Bahrain’s status as an archipelago means it is at higher risk from global warming than its neighbours, according to a regional expert. That is largely due to the impact of rising sea levels, Arab Regional Centre for World He

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Port operators join hands to combat global warming

DP World and Hutchison Port Holding (HPH) have joined hands to combat global warming in a ‘Waste Reduction Campaign,’ that seeks to will multiply the effect of their individual efforts to curb global greenhouse emissions.

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Bahrain gets hotter as global climate changes

Global warming is behind soaring temperatures in Bahrain and is to blame for the country sweltering through record-breaking heat, according to the country's top weather expert.   It is also responsible for de

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Warming man-made; climate change to wreak havoc

Scientists meet on Monday to prepare the strongest warning yet that climate change is man-made and will cause more heatwaves, droughts and floods this century unless governments take action. &

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Seas rising faster; low areas threatened

  Sea levels are rising 60 percent faster than UN projections, threatening low-lying areas from Miami to the Maldives, a study said on Wednesday.   The report, issued during UN talks in Qatar on com

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Global carbon market growth stalls in 2010

The global carbon market dipped 1.4 per cent to $142 billion last year from $144 billion in 2009, as greenhouse gas emissions rose in the hottest year on record and the global economy stabilised, the World Bank said. The stall in growth wa

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Global carbon market growth stalls in 2010

The global carbon market dipped 1.4 per cent to $142 billion last year from $144 billion in 2009, as greenhouse gas emissions rose in the hottest year on record and the global economy stabilised, the World Bank said. The stall in growth wa

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Fewer steaks 'may save planet'

Eating too much red meat is not only bad for your health -- it is also bad for the planet, according to scientists. Worldwide, agricultural activity accounts for about a fifth of total greenhouse-gas emissions and livestock production has

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