Global warming not progressing as fast as depicted in worst-case models
Global warming not progressing as fast as depicted in worst-case models

A new study has revealed that global warming is progressing at a moderate rate than the scenarios depicted in the worst-case models outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

DNA: RK Pachauri denied plea to travel abroad for Global Water Summit

A Delhi court has refused to hear TERI Director General R K Pachauri's plea to travel abroad for the Global Water Summit.

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Scotland Yard face graft probe for covering up child sex abuse

The UK's police watchdog on Monday launched a probe into alleged corruption in Scotland Yard ranks for shielding influential politicians and officials involved in sex offences against children, including an Indian-origin boy who was found murdered in the 1980s.

UN climate panel looks ahead after Pachauri controversy

The UN panel on climate change has said it cannot ignore the sexual harassment allegations against its former chairman RK Pachauri but stressed that the organisation is well prepared for the future as it seeks to focus on involving developing countries more closely in its work.

IPCC sea-level rise scenarios fall short for high-risk coastal cities
IPCC sea-level rise scenarios fall short for high-risk coastal cities

According to a new research, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sea-level rise scenarios may not provide complete information for high-risk coastal decision-making and management.

Rajendra Pachauri told to stay away from TERI after harassment claim

A court on Thursday ordered Rajendra Pachauri, a leading global voice on climate change, to stay away from his Delhi thinktank after a female employee accused him of sexual harassment.

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.

RK Pachauri not to attend IPCC plenary session in Nairobi

The chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will not chair one of its sessions next week due to "issues demanding his attention" in his home country of India, it said Saturday.

Evidence from warm past backs recent climate change predictions

According to a new study, records of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere millions of years ago support current predictions on climate change from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Germany agrees with India on equal use use of GCF for adaptation & mitigation

 Germany today agreed with India's position that the funds in the Green Climate Fund (GCF) should be equally utilized for both mitigation and adaptation, a view which it were "opposed" to earlier.

Japanese technology to boost flood warnings in South Asia

A sophisticated flood forecast model developed by Japanese scientists will enhance early warnings and help mitigate the impact of climate change in the flood-ravaged trans-boundary river basins of India, Pakistan and even China.

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.

It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming
It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming

A new research has confirmed how global warming links to carbon emissions.

Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt
Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt

 India's populous coastal cities Mumbai and Kolkata are most vulnerable to loss of life and properties due to coastal flooding in the second half of the century, the government has said quoting a UN report ahead of a key global climate conference in Peruvian capital Lima.

Hollande seeks 'historic' climate pact at key 2015 summit

French President Francois Hollande today urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government's legacy.

India must be active in Lima climate change talks: Experts

 India must get actively get involved in the climate change talks to be held in Peru next month, expressing how much it wants as its share in the "carbon budget", or the country's annual flow of emissions, and and setting up time limit to reduce its carbon footprint, experts said Thursday.

More extreme weather events in the coming years: CSE

The number of extreme climate events has risen tremendously over the past 100 years and will increase due to climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday.

Govt should take leadership role in global climate talks: NGO

The government should take a leadership role in global climate negotiations, an environment NGO said today, a day after UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that current trends in carbon emissions will lead to disaster.

Act now or face 'irreversible' effects of climate change: IPCC report

Humanity will face immense difficulty in coping with the climate change after a point.

IPCC opens meeting to finalise climate change report

The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) opened a meeting here Monday to finalise the Synthesis Report, the last stage of its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).