This week in climate news - 19 June 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

Film links melting glaciers, land loss in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Melting ice in Antarctica puts as many as 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk of losing their homes over the coming century, according to a new documentary focused on the human cost of climate change. »
14 June 2016, 20:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Pressure mounts over 'suppression' of UK fracking impacts report

Campaigners accuse the government of sitting on a potentially explosive report from its official advisers on the impact of fracking for shale gas. Pressure is growing on the UK government to release a report into the impacts of shale gas fracking, which campaigners have accused ministers of suppressing. »
14 June 2016, 09:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Exxon asks U.S. court to throw out subpoena in climate change inquiry

Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a subpoena that would force the oil company to hand over decades of documents as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it misled investors about climate change risks. »
15 June 2016, 21:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Revealed: first mammal species wiped out by human-induced climate change

Exclusive: scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was the only mammal endemic to Great Barrier Reef. »
14 June 2016, 06:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere forecast to shatter milestone

Scientists warn that global warming target will be overshot within two decades, as annual concentrations of CO2 set to pass 400 parts per million in 2016. Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 will shatter the symbolic barrier of 400 parts per million (ppm) this year and will not fall below it our in our lifetimes, according to a new Met Office study. »
13 June 2016, 20:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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