rising sea levels

Nature Solves Territorial Dispute Between India and Bangladesh, an Island Disappears

March 24, 2010 / 1 Comment

Even though it is more of a result of rising sea levels and global warming than the grand plans of nature, the disappearance of an island has kind of "solved" a point of territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh. The tiny, uninhabited island was about six feet above sea level at its highest point, and recent satellite images seem to ...

Developing nations urged to halve greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050

July 9, 2009 / 2 Comments

The United Kingdom, France and Italy have called upon major developing economies such as India and China to sign up for the goal of halving the world’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050, from 1990 levels. [caption id="attachment_5906" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Foreign Minister Franco Frattini "][/caption] At the summit of the G8 (Group of Eight industrialized nations) held in Italy, some developed nations like the ...

Sydney Beaches to be Eroded by Rising Sea Levels

November 6, 2008 / 2 Comments

If the rising sea levels continue to be at the present rate or higher, then by 2050 the much loved coastline of Sydney could all be but gone. Scientists say that with the rate of global warming and the rise in sea level associated with it, the sea levels in Sydney are expected to rise with a minimum of 40 ...