Salient points of IPCC report

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its assessment report on the current state of the world`s climate.

Keeping sight of the bigger picture

2012 was among the ten warmest years on record – continuing the long-term trends we have seen in our changing and varying climate.

Global warming slowdown unlikely to last for long

Scientists have revealed that a `hiatus` in global warming- partly caused by natural climate variations this century - is not likely to last.

IPCC report on global warming leaked online

The draft of a major global warming report by the UN has been leaked on the Internet, which says that scientist are sure that humans are responsible for causing the planet to warm.

Doha Summit: LDCs side with developed countries over equity

Negotiators from the world`s poorer nations today appeared to side with the developed countries in demanding that the debate on equity must not be used to "derail" the climate talks.

Earth `to get hotter than estimated by end of 21st century`

The world could be in for a devastating increase of some eight degrees Fahrenheit by 2100, resulting in drastically higher seas, disappearing coastlines and more severe droughts.

Cabinet nod for 2nd natcom to UNFCCC

The government today approved a communication to a UN climate change body listing steps taken by it to tackle the threat of global warming.