Climate change

Time is running out to save the Earth, over 15,000 scientists have warned

Time is running out to save the Earth, over 15,000 scientists have warned

The article, "World Scientists Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice", has been co-signed by over 15,000 scientists in 184 countries and was published today in the journal BioScience.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Human-caused global warming behind rise in hot temperature, says study

Human-caused global warming behind rise in hot temperature, says study

Global annual temperature records show there were 17 record hot years from 1861 to 2005.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Syria signs Paris climate deal, US now only non-member nation in the world

Syria signs Paris climate deal, US now only non-member nation in the world

The Syria People's Assembly voted to approve ratification of the agreement last month, according to the country's state-run media outlet SANA.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
India to play constructive role in combating climate change, says Harsh Vardhan at UN

India to play constructive role in combating climate change, says Harsh Vardhan at UN

The objective of the Paris Agreement is to prevent an increase in global average temperature and keep it well below two degree Celsius.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, says WMO report

2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, says WMO report

The WMO's provisional Statement on the State of the Climate says the average global temperature from January to September this year was approximately 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial era.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Plea for 'urgent action' on climate shadowed by Trump

Fiji PM on Monday appealed for "urgent action" on climate change at UN negotiations in Bonn.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Thousands march against coal ahead of climate conference in Bonn

The issue of whether to end coal production has been one of the sticking points in coalition negotiations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her would-be allies: the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP).

Nov 05, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
47 poor nations seek monetary support for climate targets

47 poor nations seek monetary support for climate targets

Ahead of the UN climate summit that aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below two degrees Celsius, a group of 47 poorest nations has sought money to achieve their climate plans and protect people from the devastating impact of climate change.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
Coral reefs can adapt to climate change, says study

Coral reefs can adapt to climate change, says study

Researchers found that some corals in the normally cool waters of the Cook Islands carry genetic variants that predispose them to heat tolerance.

Nov 02, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

Countries need to take action to limit global warming: UN Environment

At least 200 countries need to take urgent action to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Kadvi Hawa trailer: Sanjay Mishra's exceptional act will make you think about climate change—Watch

Kadvi Hawa trailer: Sanjay Mishra's exceptional act will make you think about climate change—Watch

Bollywood is house to many superstars and budding stars in the making. But it also has a reservoir of actors who are impeccable when it comes to their craft, and the very talented Sanjay Mishra is one such highly underrated actors in the Hindi film industry.

Oct 31, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
CO2 concentrations in atmosphere at record high in 2016: WMO report

CO2 concentrations in atmosphere at record high in 2016: WMO report

This risks making global temperature targets largely unattainable, the report added.

Oct 31, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

Bamboo lemurs being pushed towards extinction due to climate change, warn researchers

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are only about 500 greater bamboo lemurs remaining in the wild.

Oct 30, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

Arctic sea ice disappearing at a rapid pace, says study

The discourse on climate change has been growing since a long time and with the phenomenon making its presence felt every day, it doesn't seem like it will end soon.

Oct 25, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists

Over the years, the dramatic meltdown of ice in the Arctic Ocean has received great attention and is easy to observe through satellite images.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how

A detailed analysis showed that around 10 percent of total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea may be due to clams and worms.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

Climate change: Warming soils may intensify Earth's temperatures, warn scientists

The analysis of the results of the study has revealed that the warm dirt has accelerated the catastrophe of global warming. 

Oct 08, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Ancient humans left Africa to escape drying climate

Ancient humans left Africa to escape drying climate

Genetic research indicates people migrated from Africa into Eurasia between 70,000 and 55,000 years ago.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be 'new normal'

UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be 'new normal'

A warmer climate "turbocharges the intensity of hurricanes," which pick up energy as they move across the ocean, UN chief said.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change in future

Climate change will significantly increase the amount of severe turbulence worldwide by 2050-2080, said the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:01 PM IST