Climate change: Russia sketches emissions cut of up to 30%
Climate change: Russia sketches emissions cut of up to 30%

Russia, moving ahead of a deadline for submitting pledges to tackle climate change has said it could cut its greenhouse-gas emissions by up to 30 per cent compared to 1990 levels, subject to conditions.

Lights out as millions around the world mark Earth Hour
Lights out as millions around the world mark Earth Hour

The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.

Extreme winter not a result of climate change: Study
Extreme winter not a result of climate change: Study

Contrary to popular belief, cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winter are not a consequence of climate change, says a new study.

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28
Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

People around the world will mark Earth hour on Saturday, March 28 by turning off their lights for one hour between 8:30 p.m and 9:30 pm.

Prolonged weakening of Atlantic Ocean overturning caused by global warming can impact weather
Prolonged weakening of Atlantic Ocean overturning caused by global warming can impact weather

Researchers have revealed that continuous slowdown of the Gulf Stream system, which has been caused by the man-made global warming, can have a negative impact on the marine ecosystems and sea level as well as weather systems in the US and Europe.

India should prepare to face extreme weather, warn scientists

Around the same time as Cyclone Pam flattened the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early this month, untimely rains and hailstorms lashed Maharashtra in India destroying at least 5.5 million hectares of winter crops.

Sea rise, salinity force Sunderbans inhabitants to migrate

A rapid rise in the sea level, salinity and overall climate change in the Sunderbans has triggered migration of inhabitants from several blocks in the forest to other parts of the country.

Arctic sea ice hits record low: US monitor

Arctic sea ice has reached its lowest winter point since satellite observations began in the late 1970s, raising concerns about faster ice melt and rising seas due to global warming, US officials said Thursday.

Humanity at 'five to midnight' on climate: EU official

Time is running out for the world to achieve a climate change agreement, the president of the European Parliament said today ahead of a key United Nations meeting in Paris later this year.

More giant craters spotted in Russia`s far north
More giant craters spotted in Russia`s far north

Russian scientists have now discovered seven giant craters in remote Siberia, a geologist told AFP on Thursday, adding that the mysterious phenomenon was believed to be linked to climate change.

Global warming poses serious threat to common people: PM Modi

Narendra Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Seychelles in 34 years, stressed on India's shared commitment to strong national action to combat climate change.

Melting Greenland's past to provide clues about its future
Melting Greenland's past to provide clues about its future

Providing a vital clue to the future of Greenland, scientists have measured how the island's ice sheet reacted to a warm period 8,000 to 5,000 years ago when the temperatures were two to four degrees Celsius warmer than present.

Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank
Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank

 Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankind's future
Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankind's future

Earth's past, present and future come together here on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and mysterious of its continents.

PM Modi calls for innovation in renewable energy for affordable power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was confident that solar energy will become economically viable in the coming days.

'By 2050, 20% jump possible in risk of hunger due to climate change'
'By 2050, 20% jump possible in risk of hunger due to climate change'

The risk of hunger and malnutrition could increase by 20 per cent due to climate change by 2050, endangering the lives of millions of people, a UN agency has warned.

Don't blame the sun for global warming
Don't blame the sun for global warming

A review of solar activity in the past 400 years has shown that the level of sun activity was not very different in the 18th century as it is now, suggesting that blaming the sun for global warming is simply barking up the wrong tree.

Prabhu wants Commonwealth countries to take common stand on Paris talks

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, who has been critical of the idea of India aligning with China on climate change talks, Saturday favoured "mobilisation" of Commonwealth countries, including India, on the issue for a better deal at the Paris meet.

Climate change should be collectively addressed: France

Asking the international community to work together on climate change and not against each other, France Thursday warned that a significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is not achievable without equitable access to sustainable development.

First-ever space billboard to launch in 2016
First-ever space billboard to launch in 2016

European space agency (ESA) and Belgium researchers have collaborated together to launch the first ever billboard to space in 2016.