GHG emission

US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution

US proposes new standards to cut down on pollution

The US government proposed new standards aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Jun 20, 2015, 04:31 AM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2012, 12:27 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

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.

Nov 09, 2012, 20:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2012, 20:33 PM IST