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Rising Temperature, Sea Level On Track to Wipe Out Major

The global community of nations is headed for catastrophes on an unprecedented scope and scale if fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions continue on trend, according to the latest scientific evidence and research. Global average temperature is on a path toward a warming of 4 degrees Celsius, which could result in sea level rises of 70 meters (230 feet), wiping out major cities, including London, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo.Read More

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New GAIN Index Draws Attention to Climate Change Resiliency as

A free, open-source, open-data online navigation tool, the Global Adaptation Institute's 2012 GAIN Index offers much more than just a ranking of countries' resiliency to climate change. It's providing prominent private and public sector organizations the data and tools to make better informed decisions as to how best to invest in climate change adaptation efforts.Read More