Deltas and Climate Change News

Greenland Ice: The warmer it gets the faster it melts Melting of glacial ice will probably raise sea level around the globe, but how fast this melting will happen is uncertain. In the case of the Greenland Ice Sheet, the more temperatures increase, the faster the ice will melt, according to computer model experiments by geoscientists.
ScienceDaily.com / Penn State, Tuesday 20 January 2015
NASA, NOAA find 2014 warmest year in modern record The year 2014 ranks as Earth's warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists. The 10 warmest years in the instrumental record, with the exception of 1998, have now occurred since 2000. This trend continues a long-term warming of the planet, according to an analysis of surface temperature measurements.
NASA, Friday 16 January 2015
Correcting estimates of sea level rise The acceleration of global sea level change from the end of the 20th century through the last two decades has been significantly swifter than scientists thought, according to a new Harvard study.
Harvard University, Wednesday 14 January 2015
Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World The NWO research and innovation programme Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) has launched a new call for proposals (€3M), which aims to fund projects that address business challenges in deltas in developing countries. UDW invites interested parties to apply for preliminary proposals, which can be submitted until 16 March 2015.
NWO, Wednesday 14 January 2015
All results of the Deltas II conference online! The conference, with over 1300 participants from more than 50 countries was a great succes. Next to the plenary sessions more than 100 parallel sessions were held. All results, presentations, video's, pictures, individual session reports and the overall meeting report can be found on the results pages.
Knowledge for Climate organisation, Thursday 11 December 2014
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