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|Greenland ice loss doubles from late 2000s|
A new assessment from Europe's CryoSat spacecraft shows Greenland to be losing about 375 cu km of ice each year.
|Island nations in hot water|
Palau might just be the most beautiful place youíve never heard of. The small Pacific country has a population of just over 20,000 and sits in western Micronesia above Australia and Papua New Guinea. Due to distance and the lack of direct flights, itís not a popular holiday spot for New Zealanders.
|Citiesí Air Problems Only Get Worse With Climate Change|
The threats from climate change are many: extreme weather, shrinking snowpack, altered ecosystems and rising and more acidic seas, to name a few.
|Be climate change warriors, Pacific Islanders told|
THE Pacific can be warriors of climate change. This is the message King contestant and winner of the talent show, Josaia Nanuqa, wanted the people of Fiji to know.
|Faith Groups Divest From Fossil Fuels|
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
|The Christian Century|
|'If we don't change now we will lose the reefs'|
A major study has found Caribbean coral reefs could disappear in 20 years. DW spoke to Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
|Greens, industry square off over putting cars in EU carbon market|
Environmental campaigners are bracing to take on big business over whether Europe should follow California's lead and include road transport in the EU carbon market.
|In the spotlight|