Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'
Volcanic eruptions partly behind 'warming hiatus'

The "warming hiatus" that has occurred over the last 15 years has been caused in part by small volcanic eruptions, according to a new study.

Volcanic gases may have slowed down global warming: Study

Volcanic gases from early 21st century eruptions - that form mirror-like particles in the air - may have slowed down global warming, shows research.

Harmful pollutants go up sharply in Beijing

The levels of two pollutants harmful to human health rose sharply in Beijing in the first three months of 2013 relative to the same period of last year, the South China Morning Post reported, citing a government official.

Venusian volcanoes `spewing sulphur dioxide into atmosphere`

ESA’s Venus Express have detected large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet’s atmosphere, and astronomers suspect volcanic eruptions behind it.

New molecule could help cool planet

A new molecule has been detected in the earth`s atmosphere which could help produce a cooling effect, scientists said, but it remains to be seen whether it can play a major role in tackling global warming.