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Rise in Arctic temperatures linked with extreme weather events

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:37

A new study has demonstrated that the swift rise in the Arctic temperatures is because of weather extremes in the northern hemisphere such as heatwaves in the US and flooding in Europe.

Antarctic researchers lose heating at -55 degrees

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 19:38

A group of British researchers faced a 19-hour power outage in Antarctic`s freezing temperatures after a "serious operational incident" at their research facility in the world`s southernmost continent, a media report said Friday.

Deaths from overheating houses may triple by 2050

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 19:01

As temperatures rise and the population ages, premature deaths from overheating houses could triple by the 2050s, says a study.

Extreme temperatures increase risk of heart failure or stroke

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:05

A new study has found that extremely high or low temperatures significant increase the number of deaths caused by heart failure or stroke.

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:05

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

Climate change will impact the tropics too: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:44

Although greenhouse gases cause greater warming at the poles, few places on the earth will be immune to global warming and the tropics too will likely experience associated climate impacts, such as increased storm intensity, says a study.

Animal reserve makes special arrangements to combat heatwave

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 18:06

It`s not just people but the animals in the wild who are reeling under the intense heatwave that has swept UP and other northern states.

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 19:23

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

How different types of El Nino effect differently on global warming

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:52

Research has shown that Southern Oscillation is known to influence global surface temperatures, with El Nino conditions leading to warmer temperatures and La Nina conditions leading to colder temperatures.

Maximum temperatures hover below normal in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 19:25

After being lashed by rains during the past few days, maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana including capital Chandigarh today hovered a few notches below normal level.

Increasing ocean temperatures affecting coral reefs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 13:39

Researchers have found that increasing ocean temperatures due to climate change will soon see reefs retaining and nurturing more of their own coral larvae, leaving large reef systems less interconnected.

Guides, climbers prepare to leave Everest

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:00

Scores of Nepalese guides and foreign climbers on Mount Everest packed up Thursday, loading supplies onto yaks and booking helicopters, with the climbing season increasingly in doubt after an avalanche killed 16 people last week.