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Arctic winter warming events becoming more frequent

Arctic winter warming events becoming more frequent

Because autumn and winter is when Arctic sea ice grows and thickens, warmer winter air temperatures will further impede ice growth and expansion, accelerating the effects of global warming in the Arctic.

Jul 12, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

Arctic sea could be 'free of ice' by 2040, warn scientists

As per the new research, the Arctic sea has been thawing at a rapid pace over the past three decades, making the ice to fall by more than half.

May 08, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
February 2017 was 2nd warmest February since modern record-keeping began: NASA

February 2017 was 2nd warmest February since modern record-keeping began: NASA

February 2017's temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than February 2016.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Changing rainfall pattern linked to Indian Ocean warming

Groundwater plays a vital role in food and water security in India.

Jan 10, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Antarctica more vulnerable to warming than thought: Study

Antarctica more vulnerable to warming than thought: Study

East Antarctica`s massive ice sheet may be more exposed to global warming than long assumed, according to a study Monday that shows how strong winds can erode ice shelves that help hold it in place.

Dec 13, 2016, 08:15 AM IST
Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

According to scientists, the Arctic is warming at nearly double the global rate as a result of climate change fuelled by mankind's burning of fossil fuels, a process that emits heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

Sep 15, 2016, 16:01 PM IST
Earth had 11th straight record warm month in March

Earth had 11th straight record warm month in March

As Earth continues to warm and is influenced by phenomena such as El Nino, global temperature records are piling up.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:45 AM IST
'Paris climate pact not enough to tackle global warming'

'Paris climate pact not enough to tackle global warming'

Researchers say the 2 degrees Celsius target cannot be met in many regions of the world, even if it were adhered to on a global scale.

Jan 21, 2016, 13:33 PM IST
Climate change: Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

Climate change: Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

The northeastern region will see a rise in temperatures by 1.8 to 2.1 degrees Celsius and an increase in the mean annual rainfall by 0.3 to 3 percent in the 2030s.

Dec 18, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
Two degrees Celsius warming will spike sea level rise

Two degrees Celsius warming will spike sea level rise

Using computer modelling, the researchers simulated the ice sheet's response to a warming climate under a range of greenhouse gas emission scenarios.

Oct 19, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

World headed for 2.7 Celsius warming: Analysis

Earth is on track for average warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius by 2100, higher than the UN target, said an analysis today of country pledges for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions.

Oct 01, 2015, 23:40 PM IST
Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

Polar bears can't cope with starvation in summers: Study

A new study has revealed that polar bears' metabolism cannot cope with starvation associated with warmer summers in the Arctic.

Jul 17, 2015, 12:06 PM IST
England very likely to see record-breaking warm years

England very likely to see record-breaking warm years

A team of researchers has shown that the chances of England experiencing record-breaking warm years, such as the one seen in 2014, are at least 13 times higher now as a result of anthropogenic climate change.

May 01, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

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).

Feb 05, 2015, 15:26 PM IST
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.

Jan 12, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

World not close to avoiding dangerous warming: UN

he world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions.

Nov 19, 2014, 23:57 PM IST

Global warming `not uniform`

Researchers have found that the world is indeed getting warmer, but historical records show that it hasn`t happened everywhere at the same rate.

May 05, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

Warming is causing Arctic to get greener

Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener.

Jun 12, 2012, 21:10 PM IST

Warming oceans drive movement of marine species

Warming ocean waters are driving the largest movement of marine species in thousands of years.

Jun 27, 2011, 10:09 AM IST

Thaw of Earth`s icy sunshade may stoke warming

Shrinking ice and snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere is reflecting less sunshine back into space, claims a new study.

Jan 18, 2011, 10:31 AM IST