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New Google Earth feature shows chilling effect of climate change

Google Earth users can now see the striking effect of climate change over the past four decades. Google's latest feature, Timelapse, is an eye opening, technical feat that provides visual evidence of how the Earth has changed due to climate change and human behaviour.

Global warming's extreme rains threaten Hawaii's coral reefs

As muddy rainwater surged from Hawaii's steep seaside mountains and inundated residential communities last month, the damage caused by flooding was obvious - houses were destroyed and businesses swamped, landslides covered highways and raging rivers and streams were clogged with debris.