Rising temperatures

The US is heating up! America witnesses dramatic rise in temperatures over last 4 decades: Federal report

The US is heating up! America witnesses dramatic rise in temperatures over last 4 decades: Federal report

The report says extreme heat waves have become more common and extreme cold waves less common since the 1980s.

Aug 08, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Climate change could increase cost of your flight ticket

Climate change could increase cost of your flight ticket

Researchers have found that rising temperatures would mean increased weight restrictions on a significant number of flights, potentially imposing increased costs on the aviation industry in the next century.

Jul 14, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Global warming: Arctic sea ice may vanish this century despite climate action, warn scientists

Global warming: Arctic sea ice may vanish this century despite climate action, warn scientists

The 2 degrees Celsius target may be insufficient to prevent an ice-free Arctic, James Screen and Daniel Williamson of Exeter University in Britain wrote in the journal Nature Climate Change after a statistical review of ice projections.

Mar 07, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

Climate change: 2,50,000 more deaths per year by 2030, says WHO

As per WHO's assessment, heat exposure will cause around 38,000 deaths in the elderly in the next 15 years. Also, deaths due to diarrhoea are projected to reach 48,000, and as many as 60,000 deaths due to malaria and 95,000 due to childhood malnutrition.

Jul 11, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
Climate change: Temperatures in Madhya Pradesh to surge by 1-1.5 degrees by 2045, says study

Climate change: Temperatures in Madhya Pradesh to surge by 1-1.5 degrees by 2045, says study

The study, "Climate Change in Madhya Pradesh: Indicators, Impacts, and Adaptation," done jointly by faculty member Veemal Mishra of IIT-Gandhinagar and Amit Garg of IIM-Ahmedabad says that with rise in temperatures, the "frequency of severe, extreme, and exceptional droughts" will increase.

Jun 06, 2016, 11:27 AM IST
Water around the globe distributes with rising temperature

Water around the globe distributes with rising temperature

According to the researchers, this study shows how climate change is altering the spatial patterns and amounts of precipitation, where it comes from and where it falls.

Mar 15, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities

Watch 15 reports from 15 cities

Dec 13, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

US group launches Ahmedabad model-based toolkit for heat waves

Based on Ahmedabad's pioneering "Heat Action Plan", a US-based environmental advocacy group has released a toolkit to tackle heat waves and rising temperatures on the sidelines of Paris climate change summit.

Dec 10, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

India needs over $1 trn to adapt to climate change: Study

India as a whole, will experience 1-1.5 degree celsius increase in mean annual air temperature from 2016 to 2045, which could have profound implications for agriculture and crop production.

Dec 01, 2015, 20:23 PM IST
Children will bear the brunt of climate change, 690 million at risk: UNICEF

Children will bear the brunt of climate change, 690 million at risk: UNICEF

Fearing the consequences of climate change, the UN children's agency has warned that nearly 690 million of the world's 2.3 billion children living in areas most exposed to climate change face higher rates of death, poverty and disease from global warming.

Nov 25, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

China implacable ahead of Paris climate talks

China will not improve on its pledges to control emissions, the country's top climate negotiator said on Thursday ahead of key UN climate change talks in Paris.

Nov 20, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

'Climate change will lead to rise in malaria, dengue cases'

 Rising temperatures due to climate change will increase the spread of deadly vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue especially in the Himalayan region, experts said here on Friday while emphasising there was an urgent need to "strengthen" the country's health infrastructure.

Aug 28, 2015, 23:52 PM IST
Indianised solutions key to fight climate change: Minister

Indianised solutions key to fight climate change: Minister

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Experts representing different part of the world urge for localised solutions to fight the global challenge of climate change.

Jun 22, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Global warming linked to human migration into Europe: Study

Rising temperatures about 1.4 million years ago may have enabled the earliest humans to migrate to Europe, says a new study.

Apr 14, 2015, 19:01 PM IST
Scientists reveal unprecedented sea level rise

Scientists reveal unprecedented sea level rise

Australian scientists have made an alarming discovery that sea levels have risen more in the past century than at any other comparable period in the past 6,000 years.

Oct 14, 2014, 12:45 PM IST
Global warming driving migration of species in India

Global warming driving migration of species in India

Rising temperatures are forcing a huge, untold number of species to move their homes northward or climb to higher altitudes, says an alarming study.

Oct 01, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production: Study

Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.

Jul 23, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

A new study has claimed that rising temperatures can increase the amount of greenhouse gases emitted naturally by the oceans.

Jun 09, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

New UN report shows global warming`s growing impact on climate change

A new report from the UN has warned that the impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible".

Mar 31, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

Drastically greener Arctic predicted in coming decades

Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic, a new research has predicted.

Apr 01, 2013, 11:38 AM IST