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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Sea Levels

Last year
Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021, UN warns
Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification all set new records last year.
Sea levels in Dublin Bay have risen at nearly double global rate since 1997, research shows
The research was led by the Hamilton Institute and ICARUS Climate Research Centre at Maynooth University.
All time
Climate change is speeding up a rise in sea levels
Warmer ocean water is destabilising ice shelves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.