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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Woolly mammoths wiped out by climate change after cosmic impact: Study
A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulte...
Global warming likely to be slower than predicted
Global average temperatures will warm about 20 per cent more slowly than expected over the coming de...
Longest-ever Everest ice core to study climate change
Scientists have obtained the longest ice core ever from the Mount Everest, measuring 142 metres, alo...
Sea level change influenced tropical climate during last ice age
A new study looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change, and our ability ...
Rapid climate change led to decline of ice age trees
Short, sharp fluctuations in the Earth`s climate throughout the last ice age may have stopped trees ...
Global warming likely to be slower than earlier predicted
Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower tempe...
It`s official! Humans caused global warming
Over 2000 papers were rated and among those that discussed the cause of recent global warming, 97 pe...
India must develop own climate model: US expert
India is amongst the countries most vulnerable to climate change and must develop its own model to s...
Climate change can cause widespread global-scale loss of flora and fauna
Climate change could lead to decline in more than 50 per cent of common plants and 33 per cent of an...
Climate change could leave hundreds of millions homeless
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands...
Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere touches milestone level
For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has pa...
India to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year
The government today approved a proposal to declare 2013 as Water Conservation Year under which awar...
Prince Charles hits out at climate change skeptics
The Earth`s physical, chemical and biological systems are crying out to be treated, Prince Charles s...
Climate change, not humans, may be behind demise of gigantic animals
A new research has challenged the claim that humans were primarily responsible for the demise of the...
Pollution leads to brighter clouds, cooler climate
Natural emissions and manmade pollutants can both have an unexpected cooling effect on the world`s c...
Climate chief warns of `urgency` as CO2 levels rise
The UN`s climate chief called for urgency today as she opened a new round of global talks amid warni...
`Using grocery delivery services cuts carbon emission by half`
University of Washington engineers have found that using a grocery delivery service can cut carbon d...
Plants moderate climate warming: Study
As temperatures warm, plants release gases that help form clouds and cool the atmosphere, according ...
13b pound project could generate unlimited supply of clean, cheap energy
A 13 billion pound project has found a solution to climate change and an age of clean, unlimited ene...
Terrestrial climate change linked to shift in atmospheric CO2
New test results have provided further evidence that the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide...
Scientists reconstruct climate history continent by continent
A team of 78 experts from 24 countries have assembled the most comprehensive study to date of temper...
Climate change negotiations painfully slow: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the goal of stabilising global temperatures at acceptab...
Global warming to cause starvation of millions in Asia, Africa
Millions of people might face starvation by 2050 as a result of extreme temperature globally.
Environmental change can speed up evolution
Environmental change can drive hard-wired evolutionary changes in animal species in a matter of gene...
Wine production to fall due to global warming: Study
Researchers have warmed production of wine could drastically fall due to the change in global weathe...
Climate change could make flights bumpier in future
Flights across the North Atlantic could get bumpier in the future if climate continues to change, sc...
Air pollution stunts coral reef growth
Researchers have for the first time shown a clear link between the speed at which corals grow, and p...
Rising temperature difference between hemispheres could alter rain patterns
Due to global climate change, the Northern Hemisphere is becoming warmer than the Southern Hemispher...
Over 150 Indian cities set to join Earth Hour
More than 150 Indian cities will participate in the Earth Hour Saturday, joining over 7,000 of their...
Delhiites all set to celebrate `Earth Hour`
With the annual `Earth Hour` just two days away, Delhiites appear all set for the global event that ...
Climate change will increase frequency of hurricanes
New research from the Niels Bohr Institute has shown that there will be a ten-fold increase in frequ...
10% of Greenland glaciers contribute to sea-level rise
Sea-level rise from the glaciers of Greenland separated from the ice sheet makes up around 10 percen...
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed `permanently`
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed permanently due to climate change and the development of coal ...
Loss of wetlands caused disappearance of turtles from Alberta
Dramatic climate change was previously proposed to be responsible for the disappearance of turtles f...
Arunachal villages disappearing as rivers changing course
A number of hamlets in the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh and upper Assam have disappeared under wat...
Lizards facing mass extinction from climate change: Study
Climate change could see dozens of lizard species becoming extinct within the next 50 years, a new r...
Environmental concern low on priority: Survey
Environmental concerns rank surprisingly low on people`s priorities both in the US and globally, acc...
Extreme weather due to man-made climate changes
Man-made climate changes may be behind extreme weather patterns that ravage the world such as the US...
Scientists predict heavier snow in poles
There is likelihood of increased snowfall over the polar regions and the highest altitudes, but an o...
Arunachal apples losing taste due to climate change
Popular for its sweetness, apples produced in the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh are now gradu...
Siberian thaw likely to worsen global warming
A rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius in mercury is likely to melt the permanently frozen ground over a larg...
Climate change, severe threat to marine turtles
Scientists have sounded the alarm over the mounting threat to marine turtle populations worldwide fr...
BASIC asks developed nations to prioritise Green Climate Fund
A four-nation grouping on Climate Change asked industrialised nations to "prioritise" the operationa...
Practical policy changes can help reduce greenhouse gas
Cities across the globe can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by implementing aggressive...
Obama seeks action on climate change
In a stern message over the dangers being posed by climate change, US President Barack Obama today p...
9,000-strong penguin colony discovered in Antarctic
A huge 9,000-strong colony of emperor penguins has been discovered in Antarctica after scientists sp...
Indian birds under threat from climate change: Study
Climate change is threatening the survival of a number of Asian bird species, including those in Ind...
Sea urchin shows how to reduce CO2
A study of the humble sea urchin has shown British scientists a process that could revolutionize eff...
Asteroid did not wipe out prehistoric humans: Study
Fresh evidence rebuts the theory that an asteroid wiped out prehistoric humans known as Clovis, or c...
Afforestation can mitigate climate change locally: Study
Planting deciduous trees in tree-deficit areas could bring about cooler and wetter summers and mitig...
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