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NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 19:23

A new study has claimed that rising temperatures can increase the amount of greenhouse gases emitted naturally by the oceans.

Fewer US nuclear plants could curb climate change fight

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 01:59

Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama`s efforts to combat climate change.

Climate deal `won`t be perfect`: US negotiator

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 09:54

With 19 months to go until the deadline for a new, global pact on climate change, the United States` top negotiator cautioned today against unrealistic expectations, saying the deal "won`t be perfect".

Scientists showing dissent over global warming issues being crucified

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 13:17

Climate scientists who have posed questions about the relevance of global warming issues are reportedly being ostracized.

Environmentalists warn against waiting too long to deal with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 16:20

Environmentalists have warned policy makers that if they do not act upon the impending dangers of human-made climate change now and continue to wait, then it might be too late.

China-India cooperation on carbon emission to benefit both: Daily

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 23:29

Coordinated efforts by China and India will help in moving both the countries towards global sustainability goals in carbon emission, a leading Chinese daily said Wednesday.

Amazon forests inhale more carbon dioxide than they emit: NASA study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:56

In a finding that is seen as a significant factor in reducing global warming, a new NASA-led study confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit.

Components of Venus` acidic cloud cover identified

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:46

A team of researchers used rainbow-like light phenomenon observed on Venus cloud tops to identify the components of the planet`s acidic cloud cover.

Climate body says Australia emissions target `not credible`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:45

The Australian government`s climate change agency warned today that Canberra`s five per cent emissions reduction target was "not credible" compared with other countries and called for it to be tripled.

Climate risk from wind farms is minimal: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:21

Concerns that giant wind farms aimed at easing climate change in fact aggravate the problem are misplaced, a scientific study said today.

Change in snowfall pattern threaten Antarctica`s ice shelves

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:21

According to a new report, climate change can may soon change the thick snow cover in Antarctica completely in the next 200 years