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#Sea Levels

# sea-levels - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels

Warmer ocean water is destabilising ice shelves.

# sea-levels - Monday 15 January, 2018

Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat'

Dublin was lucky last autumn but we only need to be unlucky once to regret the lack of preparation for the new risks we face, writes Eamon Ryan.

# sea-levels - Saturday 7 January, 2017

An iceberg the size of Mayo is about to break off Antarctica - and could start a chain reaction

Kildare scientist Dr Martin O’Leary told that it could lead to a rise of 10cm in sea levels worldwide.

# sea-levels - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Separate studies 'confirm' existence of global warming

Not only that, but one of the two studies suggests it is already too late to avoid a dangerous elevation of temperatures.

# sea-levels - Monday 4 April, 2011

Glaciers melting faster now than at any point in past 350 years

New study tracks changes over entire period from the “Little Ice Age” of 1650.

# sea-levels - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland and Antarctica: NASA study

The UN climate change panel’s projections for the rising of sea levels no longer appears realistic, as the global ice loss rate continues to accelerate, say researchers.