Lima did not safeguard interests of less developed nations like India: Experts
Lima did not safeguard interests of less developed nations like India: Experts

And the fissure nothing but deepened yet again! This is how experts would like to sum up the outcome of the 2014 Lima climate change talks where the developed and the developing countries supposedly sat across the table to strengthen the global partnership in combating climate change - that instead resulted in its dilution.

Forests at greater risk due to climate change than previously believed
Forests at greater risk due to climate change than previously believed

A new study has revealed that forests around the world are affected by man-made climate change, suggesting that degradation of woods cannot be ruled out for the future.

India remained positive, proactive in Lima: Javadekar

India was "positive" and "proactive" in its approach to climate change negotiations that were concluded in Lima last week, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

'Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns'

The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for the next round at Paris 2015, signalling little hope for India that is already reeling under extreme weather patterns, experts said.

Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers
Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers

A new research has revealed that pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe and the US give an important step forward, but have fallen short of 2 degrees Celsius.

'Climate change action plan' for bad effects of climate change

Kerala government has worked out an action plan to combat adverse effects of climate change in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Monday.

Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France
Lima accord essential to combat climate change: France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Sunday welcomed Lima accord on climate change which he said prepared the ground for Paris's next year gathering to forge concrete measures aimed at slowing increases in global temperature, droughts, floods, storms, and sea-level rise.

SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef
SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

Several scientists from SAARC countries will come together in Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from tomorrow for a five-day workshop that aims to throw light on the impact of climate change on coral reefs and protection of the environment.

Lima draft deal would lead to weaker agreement in Paris: CSE

India has not gained or lost anything in the short term from climate talks here, but will lose in the longer term as the draft deal reached would lead to a much weaker agreement in Paris, triggering increase in extreme weather that will affect billions of poor people globally, a leading Indian advocacy group said.

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India

India on Sunday hailed the outcome of the climate summit here, saying the deal reached has addressed the concerns of the developing countries and given them enough space to grow and take appropriate nationally determined steps to combat global warming.

Does global warming cause extreme weather?
Does global warming cause extreme weather?

Providing a modified approach to the relationship between global warming and extreme weather conditions, a new study focuses on weather events that - at the time they occur - are more extreme than any other factor.

Global warming not high priority for Americans: Survey

While most Americans say the US ought to take a leadership role in combating global warming, they personally show low concern for it in comparison to other environmental issues, a survey has found.

Thousands in Lima march for the planet

Thousands of people marched in central Lima against the abuse of Earth`s resources Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.

India working with developing nations to push for climate deal
India working with developing nations to push for climate deal

India Tuesday said the developing nations, including China, are on the same page on several issues regarding climate and they will work together to push for the conclusion of a historic agreement to be signed next year in Paris to curb potentially disastrous global warming.

INDCs should be exclusively devoted to mitigation: EU

The EU on Tuesday said the intended nationally determined contributions of all nations on climate should be exclusively devoted to mitigation, a stand opposed by India which want more adaptation elements to be included in the INDCs.

Global warming threat cut slightly, still severe: Study

Projected global warming this century has slowed but is still at a severe rate after promises by China, the United States and the European Union to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a scientific study showed on Monday.

Climate delegates generating 29,000 tonnes of CO2

 Flights and hotels for the entire 9,000 delegates from 190 countries attending the UN climate conference here will generate almost 29,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to an estimate by a group campaigning on behalf of green energy developers.

21k-yr-old history helps shed light on El Nino's notorious unpredictability

 A new research has revealed that 21000-year-old history will help shed light on El Nino's notorious unpredictability.

Warm water rising from below threatens Antarctic ice sheets
Warm water rising from below threatens Antarctic ice sheets

A team of scientists has observed rising temperatures on the West Antarctic shelf.

Developed countries should compensate for emissions: India

Asserting that it has been a strong champion of equity, India today said developed countries should compensate developing nations for the effects their greenhouse gas emissions have had on climate.