Gangotri glacier getting less snowfall, higher temperatures

A research shows that the health of the majestic Gangotri glacier that feeds the river Ganges has been affected, as the maximum temperature in the region has shot up by 0.9 degree Celsius and snowfall reduced by 37 cm annually.

Himalayan glaciers to ice in Antarctica!

Himalayan glaciers to ice in Antarctica!

The NASA study challenges the oft-repeated findings of the United Nation's panel on climate change, the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that forecast a grim future for the melting ice sheets of the Antarctic.

Global warming 'tipping points' identified

Global warming 'tipping points' identified

Many of these events occur for global warming levels of less than two degrees, a threshold sometimes presented as a safe limit. 

UN chief welcomes new head of UN climate science panel

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the election of a new head of the UN climate science panel.

UK child sex probe: "I was raped by ex-PM Edward Heath when I was 12"

UK child sex probe: "I was raped by ex-PM Edward Heath when I was 12"

A man has made shocking allegations against former UK prime minister Sir Edward Heath claiming that 'he was raped by him when he was 12-yr-old'.

China sets CO2 target, garners praise

China, the world`s top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.

RK Pachauri case: Exclusive interview with sexual harassment victim

Watch the exclusive interview of the 29-year-old research associate, who has accused TERI chief RK Pachauri of sexual harassment.

TERI internal probe finds RK Pachauri guilty in sexual harassment case

TERI internal probe finds RK Pachauri guilty in sexual harassment case

An internal committee of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has found its director general RK Pachauri guilty in a sexual harassment case.

Global sea levels rising faster over past 20 years than previously believed

Global sea levels rising faster over past 20 years than previously believed

 As per a new research, global sea levels are climbing at a faster rate than previously thought.

Sea-level rise accelerating, say scientists

Sea-level rise is accelerating, not declining as some have hoped, scientists said Monday citing melt water from Earth's ice sheets as the likely cause.

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.