Revealed: How species react to climate change

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.

Modi-Obama meet: Chance to reinvigorate Indo-US ties?

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.

Greenland Ice Sheet more sensitive to climate change than previously thought
Greenland Ice Sheet more sensitive to climate change than previously thought

A new study has revealed that despite its apparent stability, the massive ice sheet covering most of Greenland is more sensitive to climate change than earlier estimates have suggested.

Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves
Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

UN chief lauded for role in world climate efforts
UN chief lauded for role in world climate efforts

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was recognized in New York by the South-South Awards for his role in leading the world's efforts to combat climate change.

India to act on climate change on its own volition: Environment Minister
India to act on climate change on its own volition: Environment Minister

India will take action on climate change not "at somebody's dictation" but on its own volition, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.  

We can limit climate change: IPCC head R K Pachauri
We can limit climate change: IPCC head R K Pachauri

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.

Obama admits US role in creating climate change crisis
Obama admits US role in creating climate change crisis

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.

UN summit urges ambitious climate deal

World leaders on Tuesday urged ambitious action to combat climate change and promised to make greater efforts, but a tough road lay ahead with a year to go for an accord.

'Unfair to look at climate commitment on participation basis'

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.

PM Narendra Modi to skip UN climate summit in New York: Reports
PM Narendra Modi to skip UN climate summit in New York: Reports

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting a key summit on climate change Tuesday in New York where more than 100 world leaders including US President Barack Obama will attend the meeting.

Protesters accuse Wall Street of financing climate change

Hundreds of protesters on Monday accused Wall Street of financing climate change, marching through Manhattan's financial district dressed in blue and armed with placards.

CO2 emissions set to reach all time high record of 40 bn tones in 2014
CO2 emissions set to reach all time high record of 40 bn tones in 2014

A new study has revealed that global Carbon dioxide emissions are set to reach a record high of 40 billion tones in 2014.

Barack Obama readies climate change push at UN summit

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.

Over 1500 participate in march on climate change

Over 1500 people Saturday took part in a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here to press for stronger action on climate change, a statement said.

Green dream: Can UN summit revive climate issue?
Green dream: Can UN summit revive climate issue?

Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate change.

China pledges to cut carbon intensity by 45 pc by 2020
China pledges to cut carbon intensity by 45 pc by 2020

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.

US based EcoSikh asks Sikhs to fight climate change

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.

Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change
Caribbean among most vulnerable regions to climate change

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.

World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit: Envoy
World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit: Envoy

A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said on Thursday.