Glaciers around the world disappearing at record pace

Thawing glaciers are contributing to a rise in global sea levels and scientists are making clear how rapid and disastrous the consequences could be. According to the latest research published in th...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

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___ Consumers could be collateral damage if US expands tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real. His ...

Is sea rise wrecking coastal home values? The answer: Maybe

SALISBURY, Mass. (AP) — Some research suggests rising sea levels and flooding brought by global warming are harming coastal property values. But by how much is an open question. An o...

Ocean changes affected deadly duo of Mozambique cyclones

BERLIN (AP) — Warming waters and rising sea levels are affecting cyclones such as those that have wrought havoc in Mozambique in recent weeks, making them potentially more deadly. Ex...

Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets. Predic...

UN: Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids' lives, future

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the colossal impact of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linke...

'Underwater' homeowners group promotes climate change action

PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — The "Underwater Homeowners Association" sounds like a sad joke about the future of real estate in flood-prone Miami. It's actually an earnest, block-by-block e...

Saving Mumbai's natural mangrove buffer against rising tides

Crows pick at debris washed up on a shore in Mumbai. It's a humid day, and through thick smog, the outlines of gray buildings are just about visible on the other side of the inlet. In this part o...

Scientists begin quest to explore Indian Ocean depths

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — Scientists have set off early Wednesday on a mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored frontiers. Here's a look at what t...

Leader of new climate panel talks of need for 'bold action'

WASHINGTON (AP) — It does not yet have office space, staff or even Republican members, but Florida Rep. Kathy Castor is confident that a special House committee on climate change will play a leading r...

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows. Scientists used aerial photographs, satellite measurements and compute...

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

GEOJEDO, South Korea (AP) — In South Korea's largest shipyard, thousands of workers in yellow hard hats move ceaselessly between towering cranes lifting hulks of steel. They look like a hive of bees s...

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

GEOJEDO, South Korea (AP) — In South Korea's largest shipyard, thousands of workers in yellow hard hats move ceaselessly between towering cranes lifting hulks of steel. They look like a hive of bees s...

The Latest: Brazil causes roadblocks at UN climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Attempts by developed nations at the U.N. climate talks in Polan...