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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Sea Level

Last year
# Climate Change
2022 had lowest extent of Antarctic sea ice on record for any July
Arctic sea ice cover meanwhile was 4% lower than average.
# Climate Change
Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds
The study also found that the sea level rise will drastically increase the rate of coastal flooding, even without storms or heavy rainfall.
All time
# Infrastructure
'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
A Maynooth professor and climate report author says any change in extreme weather would be difficult for Ireland.
# Venice
In photos: Can Venice be saved from the sea?
The $7 billion project which could be the answer to the city’s flooding and the threat of rising sea levels…
# Floods
Hundreds evacuated amid fears dike could rupture in Netherlands
Days of torrential rain have led to flood warnings in the low-lying country, a quarter of which is below sea level.
# Kiribati
Kiribati president suggests 'floating island' contingency plan
The president of the Pacific island says the plan might sound like science fiction, but insists every option should be explored as the sea level rises and threatens Kiribati residents.