Government-backed satellite to measure climate change launched on SpaceX rocket

Sentinel-6 will allow accurate prediction of sea level rise and storm surge, reducing the risk of damage from unexpectedly high flood

Mayor of Venice blames extreme flooding on climate change

The island-based city has been hit with the highest water levels witnessed in more than 50 years

Governments ‘must prepare for sea level rise of three metres by 2100’

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns sea level rises by the end of the century are likely to be significantly greater than previously estimated

UK-US researchers to lead giant Antarctic glacier study

The scientists will examine whether the glacier’s collapse could begin in the next few decades or centuries and investigate possible global disruptions due to climate change