Researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the University of Vermont in the US have developed a new tool to overcome a major challenge of predicting how organisms may respond to climate change.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meetings in Washington will give the two leaders a chance to reinvigorate an economic relationship that both see crucial to growth and security.
Even as the world is faced with the growing threat of climate change, it already has the means to build a more sustainable world and avert widespread disruptions and destruction if there is a will to act, Dr R.K. Pachauri, the head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama acknowledged the role of the United States in creating the climate change crisis Tuesday and told developing nations Washington will provide science and technology to help them combat it.
India Tuesday said it is "unfair" to question the commitment of countries on the issue of climate change on the basis of the participation of their leaders at a summit being hosted by the UN Secretary General.
President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight against climate change on Tuesday when he addresses the United Nations, with time running out on his hopes of leaving a lasting environmental legacy.
China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to reduce its carbon emission intensity by 40-45 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level in a new plan unveiled just ahead of a UN climate summit in New York.
Ahead of the Sep 23 UN Climate Summit in New York, Washington-based environmental organisation, EcoSikh has asked Sikhs to strengthen their connection to the Sikh faith through environmentalism and expand their political voice.
Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental experts have said.