Climate change taking a toll on fishery resources: KUFOS
Climate change taking a toll on fishery resources: KUFOS

 Climate change is taking a toll on fishery resources with consequent ocean warming and rise in sea level, posing multiple threats to the marine ecosystem, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), B Madhusoodana Kurup, said today.

Eco-sensitive zones around Sundarbans national park soon

Eco-sensitive zones may soon come up around the Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal, said a senior forest department official on Thursday.

Rising sea level poses threat to Bengal tigers: IUCN
Rising sea level poses threat to Bengal tigers: IUCN

Rising sea levels caused by climate change threaten to wipe out Sundarbans, a large mangrove forest area shared by India and Bangladesh, and thus world's beautiful Bengal tigers, according to a leading conservation organisation.

France hails India's efforts ahead of Paris climate meet

Ahead of the crucial UN climate change conference in Paris later this year, France Tuesday said that India will play a "leading" role in the summit.

Hillary Clinton sets ambitious goals to tackle climate change
Hillary Clinton sets ambitious goals to tackle climate change

Aimed at making the US a clean energy super power, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has set ambitious target of having enough renewable energy in place to power every home in America within 10 years.

White House enlists top US firms in climate fight

The White House Monday said that more than a dozen of America's biggest companies have pledged to tackle climate change, backing President Barack Obama ahead of a global summit.

Global warming slowdown doesn't mean end of climate change: Study
Global warming slowdown doesn't mean end of climate change: Study

A new study suggests that a current hiatus in the global warming may be temporary.

Economic slump drove drop in CO2 emission in US
Economic slump drove drop in CO2 emission in US

 The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the US between 2007 and 2013 was caused by the global financial recession and not the reduced use of coal, says a study.

Genes help fish cope with warming oceans
Genes help fish cope with warming oceans

 In a first, the genetic mystery of why some fish are able to adjust to warming oceans has been unlocked.

Javadekar urges developed world to stick to old agendas at Paris conference

 Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.

It's official: 2014 was Earth's hottest year on record

The unusually warm weather that you felt last year was experienced across most parts of the world, making 2014 the hottest year in recorded history, said a report based on contributions from 413 scientists from 58 countries around the world.

Indian-American woman selected as ''Champion of Change''

The White House has chosen Indian-American Sunita Viswanath among 12 faith leaders who will be honoured as "Champion of Change" on July 20 for their continuous efforts towards climate change.

Climate, IS group top list of global worries: Poll

Climate change is a big worry in Latin America, Asia and Africa, but the Islamic State group spells more anxiety among Europeans and North Americans, a global opinion poll released on Tuesday suggests.

Green Climate Fund of $100 billion/year not enough to tackle climate change: India

India today said the commitment by some developed nations to generate USD 100 billion towards Green Climate Fund (GCF) every year by 2020 will not prove sufficient to tackle the climate change issues.

Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study
Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study

A whopping USD 200 billion worth of wheat, rice and maize crops could be lost by 2050 globally if the issues arising from global warming are not addressed on a war-footing, an independent study on the impact of climate change on crop yields has warned.

Climate change caused Russian flood: Study
Climate change caused Russian flood: Study

 Scientists presented rare evidence today linking climate change to a specific weather disaster: flooding that killed more than 170 people in Russia in 2012.

Climate change activists protest on Heathrow runway

A group of climate change activists staged a protest on one of London Heathrow airport`s two runways on Monday, causing minor delays to flights, the police and airport officials said.

Volcanic eruptions slow down global warming: Study
Volcanic eruptions slow down global warming: Study

Volcanic eruptions may have slowed down global warming by injecting particulates into the atmosphere, according to a study.

Scientists issue carbon price call to curb climate change

Academics and economists called Friday for a price on carbon and an end to fossil fuel subsidies to help curb rampant greenhouse gas emissions harming Earth`s climate system.

Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study
Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday.