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2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

Based on data for the first 10 months of the year, 2015 will be the warmest year on record, says the World Meteorological Organization.

UN chief seeks 'global action' on climate change this year

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon Monday called for "global action" this year to limit climate change as international weather experts began a quadrennial congress in Geneva.

2013 one of warmest years till date

The World Meteorological Organization has revealed that this year is likely to be among the top 10 warmest on record.

2013 marked by record sea level, weather extremes: WMO

Sea levels this year posted a record high, making low-lying coastal populations ever more vulnerable to extreme weather like super-storm Haiyan, the UN said today.

2001-10 warmest decade since 1850, says report

The 2001-10 decade was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850, and the world saw unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the decade, says a report released by the WMO.

Atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high

Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have crossed the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm) threshold.

2012 was the 9th warmest year on record: WMO

UN’s weather agency has released its annual report, in which 2012 has been declared as the ninth-warmest year since record-keeping began in 1850.

Cyclone ‘Nilam’: Name contributed by Pakistan!

But what is interesting is that cyclones like ‘Nilam’ while instilling a sense of fear in everyone are always given a catchy name. Ever wondered why?

World warming unhindered by cold spells: Scientists

The pace of global warming continues unabated, scientists said on Thursday, despite images of Europe crippled by a deep freeze and parts of the United States blasted by blizzards.